Nigeria Records 4 Deaths, 617 New COVID-19 Cases

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617 COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria recorded four new deaths and 617 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, according to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday.

NCDC tweeted “On the 12th of December 2020, 617 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“The 617 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (225), FCT (181), Kaduna (125), Adamawa (25), Nasarawa (20), Kano (12), Rivers (8), Edo (4), Ekiti (4), Bayelsa (3), Ogun (3), Plateau (3), Akwa Ibom (2), Delta (1) and Sokoto (1).

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

According to the health agency, “Till date, 72,757 cases have been confirmed, 65,850 cases have been discharged and 1,194 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”