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“416 In Abuja, 324 In Lagos” – Nigeria Confirms 999 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 79,789

NIgeria recorded 999 new COVID-9 cases in 17 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 999 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 79,789.

"416 In Abuja, 324 In Lagos" - Nigeria Confirms 999 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 79,789 1

The NCDC made this known on Tuesday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 18 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 22nd of December 2020, 999 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“The 999 new cases are reported from 18 states- FCT (416), Lagos (324), Kaduna (68), Plateau (42), Kwara (32), Kano (24), Gombe (14), Sokoto (12), Yobe (12), Akwa Ibom (11), Bayelsa (10), Rivers (7), Bauchi (7), Ogun (6), Oyo (5), Edo (4), Taraba (4) and Jigawa (1).

“Till date, 79789 cases have been confirmed, 68879 cases have been discharged and 1231 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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