Nigeria’s COVID-19 Update: 474 New Cases, Total 70,669

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By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos

In Nigeria, fifteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja were infected with 474 new cases of Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday 9th December 2020.
The new cases of COVID-19 pandemic were detected in the following areas: FCT 180, Lagos 134, Kebbi 45, Adamawa 26, Plateau 16, Enugu 14, Taraba 14, Gombe 12, Nasarawa 8, Yobe 8, Rivers 5, Ogun 5, Kwara 2, Ekiti 2, Sokoto 2 and Osun 1.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily COVID-19 update report announced that as of 11.21 p.m. on 9th December 2020 Nigeria has had a total of 70,669 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the index case was reported in the country.
Out of the total, 65,242 people who tested positive for the worldwide disease had been treated and discharged from Nigeria’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 1,184 deaths were caused by the virus during the period under review.
Two persons were killed by COVID-19 in Nigeria on Wednesday.

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