With 1041 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID cases in Nigeria surged to 81963, according to the new data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC.
The data also shows lagos state leading the list with 316 new cases, followed by FCT with 210, and Kaduna with 83.
Other states are as follows;
Plateau-70, Gombe-56, Oyo-56, Katsina-47, Nasarawa-35, Kano-33, Ogun-21, Rivers-17, Niger-14, Imo-14, Delta-12, Kwara-12, Edo-12, Benue-9, Anambra-8, Taraba-4, Ekiti-4, Ebonyi-6, Bayelsa-1,Sokoto-1.
1041 new #COVID19 cases— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 24, 2020
1242 deaths pic.twitter.com/2h2OCfNAcq
This increasing cases may have confirmed the fears of the federal government that the country is experiencing a second of the COVID-19 pandemic which may be worst the first wave.
Total number of recoveries now stand at 69,651 while 1,242 have death from the deadly infection