The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 999 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 79,789.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
“On the 22nd of December 2020, 999 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“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
“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),” the NCDC said.
999 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,231 deaths pic.twitter.com/QguEe6Sqq1
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 22, 2020
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