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“287 In Lagos, 255 In Abuja” – Nigeria Confirms 806 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 77013

The NCDC confirmed 806 new positive COVID-19 cases in 25 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 806 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 77,013.

"287 In Lagos, 255 In Abuja" - Nigeria Confirms 806 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 77013 1

The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 26 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 18th of December 2020, 806 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 806 new cases are reported from 26 states – Lagos (287), FCT (255), Kaduna (36), Akwa Ibom (29), Katsina (25), Rivers (25), Kwara (21), Bauchi (19), Kano (15), Ondo (14), Plateau (13), Yobe (12), Nasarawa (11), Ebonyi (9), Gombe (8), Abia (7), Delta (4), Imo (4), Osun (3), Anambra (2), Borno (2), Cross River (1), Edo (1), Ekiti (1), Jigawa (1), and Ogun (1).

“Till date, 77,013 cases have been confirmed, 67,484 cases have been discharged and 1,212 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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