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Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 168 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

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Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 168 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday evening, 24th November 2020, confirmed 168 new cases of coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.

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

The development brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 66,607 which includes 62,311 discharged cases and 1,169 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recording the highest number of new confirmed cases, followed by Lagos and Kaduna.

168 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

FCT-61
Lagos-50
Kaduna-27
Oyo-12
Rivers-6
Katsina-5
Ogun-3
Kwara-2
Edo-1
Kano-1

66,607 confirmed
62,311 discharged
1,169 deaths.

Source: Naija News