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“279 In Lagos, 179 In Abuja” – Nigeria Confirms 930 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 75062

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 930 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 75,062.

"279 In Lagos, 179 In Abuja" - Nigeria Confirms 930 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 75062 3

The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 22 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 16th of December 2020, 930 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 930 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (279), FCT (179), Plateau (62), Kaduna (54), Kano (52), Katsina (52), Imo (42), Jigawa (42), Rivers (38), Kwara (30), Nasarawa (19), Yobe (15), Ogun (13), Borno (10), Oyo (9), Niger (9), Ebonyi (6), Bauchi (6), Edo (5), Taraba (4), Sokoto (2) and Cross River (2).

“Till date, 75062 cases have been confirmed, 66775 cases have been discharged and 1200 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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