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Latest COVID-19 Second Wave Cases In Nigeria For Wednesday, 23rd December has been shared by NewsOnline Nigeria.

NewsOnline Nigeria understands that the spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to record significant increases as the latest statistics provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 80,922 confirmed cases.

On the 23rd of December 2020, 1,133 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a total daily test of 5,258 samples across the country.

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To date, 80,922 cases have been confirmed, 69,274 cases have been discharged and 1,236 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 903,800 tests have been carried out as of December 23rd, 2020 compared to 893,590 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 23rd December 2020,

  • Total Number of Cases – 80,922
  • Total Number Discharged – 69,274
  • Total Deaths – 1,236
  • Total Tests Carried out – 903,800

According to the NCDC, the 1,133 new cases were reported from 18 states- Lagos (397), FCT (357), Kaduna (81), Plateau (63), Katsina (46), Sokoto (32), Oyo (28), Ogun (21), Kano (19), Rivers (18), Osun (13), Edo (12), Niger (12), Bayelsa (11), Borno (11), Bauchi (8), Jigawa (2), and Ondo (2).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 27,488, followed by Abuja (10,479), Kaduna (4,709), Plateau (4,367),  Oyo (3,821), Rivers (3,111), Edo (2,802), Ogun (2,410), Kano (2,100), Delta (1,843), Ondo (1,795), Katsina (1,488), Enugu (1,376),  Kwara (1,328),  Gombe (1,192), Ebonyi (1,091), Osun (992), Abia (983), Bauchi (912), and Borno (789).

Imo State has recorded 734 cases, Nasarawa (630), Bayelsa (518),  Benue (515), Akwa Ibom (413), Ekiti (405), Niger (393), Jigawa (389), Adamawa (355), Anambra (299), Sokoto (279), Taraba (207), Yobe (176), Kebbi (155), Cross River (94), Zamfara (79), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.

Due to the increased number of covid-19 cases in Nigeria, the Nigerian government ordered the reopening of Isolation and treatment centres in the country on Thursday, 10th December 2020.