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“183 In Abuja, 128 In Lagos” – Nigeria Confirms 675 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 71,344

Nigeria recorded over 670 new infections for the first time in five months.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 675 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 71,344.

"183 In Abuja, 128 In Lagos" - Nigeria Confirms 675 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 71,344 1

The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 16 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The last time before December 10, 2020, that the daily count rose higher than 675 was on July 1, when 790 new infections were confirmed.

“On the 10th of December 2020, 675 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths was recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 675 new cases are reported from 16 states- FCT (183), Lagos (128), Kaduna (85), Kwara (57), Katsina (50), Plateau (42), Rivers (39), Kano (33), Ondo (21), Ogun (17), Bauchi (10), Sokoto (5), Edo (2), Ekiti (1), Bayelsa (1), and Delta (1).

“Till date, 71,344 cases have been confirmed, 65,474 cases have been discharged and 1,190 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases bt state below;

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