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NCDC confirms over 1000 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC confirms over 1000 new COVID-19 cases

BREAKING: NCDC confirms 114 new cases of COVID-19 as toll hits 1095

Nigeria has recorded over 1000 positive cases of Coronavirus in 23 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for December 17, 2020.

Recall that the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed by NCDC in Nigeria on February 27, 2020.

According to the states breakdown, Lagos was top of the list on Thursday with 459 new positive samples, followed by FCT with 175, and Kaduna with 138.

Following the new positive confirmed cases, the country’s total number of confirmed cases has now exceeded 76,000.

One person was confirmed to have died of coronavirus complications on Thursday, increasing the fatality toll to 1,201.

However, 335 people were discharged on Thursday, increasing the current total recovery count to 67,110.
A total of 76,207 cases have now been confirmed across 36 states and the FCT.
The presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 stated that there are indications that the nation is experiencing its second wave of infections.

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