Nigeria records fresh spike in COVID-19 cases with 758 new infections


Nigeria records fresh spike in COVID-19 cases with 758 new infections

Nigeria recorded another spike in COVID-19 cases with 758 new infections – a sharp contrast from the 201 recorded previously.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a post on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

Of the fresh cases, the FCT recorded 305 infections, Lagos recorded 152, Kaduna 103, Bauchi 44, Gombe 35, Plateau 31, Rivers 17, Sokoto 15, Kwara 13.

Nine cases were recorded in Kano, eight in Ebonyi, five each in Ogun and Osun, four each in Oyo, Edo, Anambra, two in Bayelsa, and one each in Ekiti, Taraba.

The new cases bring the number of infections in the country to 74,132.

Of the total cases, 66,494 have, however, recovered and have been discharged while 1,200 persons have died.

On December 11, the country recorded 796 new cases, the highest daily toll in months, sparking fears of a resurgence.




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