“219 In Lagos, 168 In Abuja” – Nigeria Confirms 550 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 70,195

December 9, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 550 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 70,195.

"219 In Lagos, 168 In Abuja" - Nigeria Confirms 550 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 70,195 1

The NCDC made this known on Tuesday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 17 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“On the 8th of December 2020, 550 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 550 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos (219), FCT (168), Kaduna (52), Kwara (19), Kano (15), Rivers (15), Sokoto (10), Enugu(9), Gombe (8), Plateau (7), Osun (7), Anambra (5), Oyo (5), Jigawa (4), Ogun (4), Bauchi (2) and Edo (1).

“Till date, 70,195 cases have been confirmed, 65,110 cases have been discharged and 1,182 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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