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COVID-19 : NCDC announces 390 new cases, Abuja, Gombe ranks highest

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Bukola Afeni


The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 390 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, and an additional Covid-19 related death in the Nigeria.
This was disclosed via the verified website of the NCDC. The brings the total number of deaths in the country to 1,181.
The new infections have brought the total number of cases in the country to 69,645.
It disclosed that, 173 patients were discharged after recovering from the disease across the country.
The public health agency stated that the new infections were spread across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to the NCDC, the FCT and Gombe State recorded the highest number of cases on Monday with 89 new infections each. 

“Kaduna State recorded 62 new cases, while Lagos State recorded 35 new cases. Others were- Kwara (15), Borno (13), Nasarawa (10), Rivers (10), Bauchi (8), Ogun (8), Osun (7), Bayelsa (7), Kano (7), Edo (6), Taraba (6), Ekiti (5), Katsina (5), Akwa Ibom (4), Delta (3), and Sokoto (1)”.
It said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, has continued to coordinate national response activities.

According to the public health agency, as of Dec. 7, 390 new confirmed cases and one death was recorded in the country.

The NCDC noted that till date, 69,645 cases have been confirmed, 64,947 cases have been discharged and 1,181 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Thecountry has conducted about 803,621 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 was announced.

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