Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 1,016 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday evening, 30th December 2020, confirmed 1,016 new cases of Coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.

The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 86,576 which includes 73,322 discharged cases and 1,278 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases followed by Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos-434
FCT-155
Plateau-94
Kaduna-56
Rivers-56
Oyo-30
Nasarawa-27
Zamfara-25
Abia-22
Enugu-18
Kano-18
Bayelsa-15
Edo-14
Ogun-11
Borno-10
Ebonyi-10
Jigawa-7
Anambra-4
Delta-3
Niger-3
Osun-3

Meanwhile, the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has suspended the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m curfew in the state to make room for the cross over service by adherents of the Christian religion.

The Governor made this known in a statement on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa.

The statement, however, warned that all other COVID-19 protocols must be observed in the gatherings at worship centres, urging residents to remain safe during the yuletide and after.

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