NCDC Confirms 749 New COVID-19 Cases, 580 Recoveries, 3 Deaths


NCDC Confirms 749 New COVID-19 Cases, 580 Recoveries, 3 DeathsNigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has on Tuesday, December 29 announced 749 new coronavirus cases, 580 successfully treated patients and 3 casualties.

The health agency made the announcement via its Twitter page with the new cases recorded in 17 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The breakdown of the new cases are as follows; Lagos-299, Plateau-131, Kaduna-83, FCT-74, Kwara-35, Sokoto-26, Edo-18, Kano-17, Katsina-16, Delta-11, Nasarawa-10, Ondo-9, Bauchi-9, Rivers-5, Akwa Ibom-3, Jigawa-1, Osun-1 and Ekiti-1.

With the new toll, the total number of cases in the country has now increased from 84,811 to 85,560 while figures of discharged patients moved from 71,357 to 71,937.

A total of 1,267 deaths have now been recorded thus far in Africa’s most populous country as 6 new deaths was reported in the last 24 hours.

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