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“258 In Abuja, 248 In Lagos” – Nigeria Confirms 796 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 72,140

Nigeria has recorded 796 new COVID-19 cases in 15 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 796 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 72,140.

"258 In Abuja, 248 In Lagos" - Nigeria Confirms 796 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 72,140 1

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

“On the 11th of December 2020, 796 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 796 new cases are reported from 16 states- FCT (258), Lagos (248), Kaduna (117), Katsina (52), Ogun (27), Kwara (23), Gombe (22), Adamawa (17), Plateau (15), Kano (6), Rivers (2), Ondo (2), Ekiti (2), Nasarawa (2), Sokoto (2) and Taraba (1).

“Till date, 72,140 cases have been confirmed, 65,712 cases have been discharged and 1,190 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See a breakdown of cases by state below:

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