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COVID-19: NCDC Records  501 New Infections


The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 501 new infections of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country.

The agency on its verified website on Sunday said that the country sadly recorded three additional deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the overall total in the nation since the start of the  pandemic to 1,221.

The NCDC also disclosed  that 519 patients have been discharged after testing negative from the virus.

It  said that the new infections were reported from 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory, in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC said that Lagos state recorded the highest number of cases with 218 infections, FCT had 112, Kaduna reported 53, Plateau reported 24 and Katsina confirmed 21 infections.

Amongst other states were; Kano-16, Yobe-14, Ondo-10, Ogun-9, Edo-7, Bayelsa-5, Rivers-4, Borno-4, Osun-2 and Ekiti-2.

It said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

According to the NCDC, as of December 20, 2020, 501 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in the country.




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