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Nigeria Records Highest COVID-19 Cases In Almost Six Months, Six New Deaths

A well being employee helps his colleague together with his PPE throughout a group testing as a part of efforts to curb the unfold of COVID-19. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV.


Nigeria has reported the best instances of coronavirus in virtually six months, amid fears of a brand new wave of an infection within the nation.

In a late-night tweet on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed that 675 recent instances had been reported from varied elements of the nation within the final 24 hours.

The determine, which is 201 instances greater than the tally reported in the day past, is the best because the nation reported 684 single-day infections on June 26.

According to the NCDC – the Federal Government company saddled with the accountability of stopping and controlling illness outbreak, Thursday’s infections had been reported from 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Of the brand new instances, the best variety of infections was recorded within the nation’s capital with 183 new instances, adopted by Lagos and Kaduna States which have 128 and 85 extra infections respectively.

Others are Kwara – 57, Katsina – 50, Plateau – 42, Rivers – 39, Kano – 33, Ondo – 21, Ogun – 17, Bauchi – 10, Sokoto – 5, Edo – two, Ekiti – one, Bayelsa – one, and Delta – one.

675 new instances of #COVID19Nigeria;


71,344 confirmed
65,474 discharged
1,190 deaths

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 10, 2020


This brings the whole variety of confirmed instances within the nation since Nigeria reported its first an infection in February to 71,344.

Similarly, those that have misplaced the battle to COVID-19 in Nigeria elevated by six, together with the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port-Harcourt, Major-General, John Olu Irefin.

While the dying toll from the illness rose to 1,190, the variety of discharged instances elevated to 65,474 following the restoration of 232 extra individuals.

As of 9am on December 10, Nigeria has a complete of 4,680 lively COVID-19 instances and has examined 829,743 samples.

See the breakdown of COVID-19 figures in Nigeria, in line with states beneath:

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of DeathsLagos24,36690223,235229FCT7,8991,5236,29284Plateau3,979893,85634Oyo3,7473393,36345Kaduna3,5863693,17047Rivers3,1141682,88660Edo2,726322,581113Ogun2,2921522,10733Kano1,8741011,71756Delta1,828421,73749Ondo1,749841,62441Enugu1,355211,31321Kwara1,203971,07630Katsina1,119891,00624Ebonyi1,05561,01930Gombe1,0479093225Osun9621592621Abia92699089Bauchi8022476414Borno7581770536Imo6812464512Nasarawa53920132513Benue5013046011Bayelsa4665738821Ekiti389283556Akwa Ibom362293249Jigawa3402130811Niger298428212Anambra290626519Adamawa2873023819Taraba195271617Sokoto1892115117Kebbi138151158Yobe10814868Cross River903789Zamfara791735Kogi5032

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