Nigeria records 1050 new cases of COVID-19 in 10 states, Abuja
Nigeria has recorded 1050 new cases of COVID-19 in 10 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for December 16.
According to the data provided by the agency, the states that recorded infections are Lagos (599), FCT (238), Rivers (79), Oyo (51), Ondo (32), Plateau (20), Akwa Ibom (11), Ogun (7), Bayelsa (5), Kano (5) and Kwara (4).
The NCDC said there were no fatalities on Thursday.
Fifty-three people were discharged on Thursday after recovering from the infection.
To date, 221,071 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria with 211,345 discharges made.
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