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    Saturday, December 12, 2020

    COVID-19: NCDC Reports Another 4 Coronavirus Deaths, 617 New Infections

    Nigeria on Saturday officially reached 72,757 reported cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began, with officials reporting 617 new cases and 4 new coronavirus related deaths in 14 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

    With the total number of COVID-19 related deaths stand at 1,194, the number of recoveries discharged also increased by 138.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC disclosed this via its official Twitter  handle late Saturday.

    According to the statistics released by the health officials, Lagos took the lead with 225 new cases, followed by FCT with 181, Kaduna had 125 and Adamawa reported  25 cases.

    Other states affected by the virus on Saturday include Nasarawa-20, Kano-12, Rivers-8, Edo-4, Ekiti-4, Bayelsa-3, Ogun-3, Plateau-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Delta-1 and Sokoto-1.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has conducted about 838,333 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.

    In summary,  according to the health agency, on the 12th of December 2020, 617 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

    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.

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