COVID - 19 UPDATES

Nigeria records 310 new cases, total now 68,937

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 310 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 68,937.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday.

“On the 5th of December 2020, 310 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 68,937 cases have been confirmed, 64,650 cases have been discharged and 1,180 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 310 new cases are reported from 12 states- FCT (128), Lagos (86), Kaduna (26), Katsina (20), Rivers (19), Oyo (7), Benue (5), Edo (5), Jigawa (5), Ogun (5), Bayelsa (2) and Kano (2),” the NCDC said.

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