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Health News of Monday, 13 December 2021


12 states report 418 new coronavirus cases

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Twelve states reported 418 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, December 12, according to figures released on Monday, December 13, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The agency did not report any new coronavirus related death.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Monday, December 13.

Lagos recorded the highest number of new infections with 314 cases followed by Ogun – 27, Plateau – 18, Edo – 17, Enugu – 11, Abia – 8, Delta – 7, Bayelsa – 5, Kano – 4, Rivers – 4, Osun – 2 and Oyo – 1.

The health agency said the 418 new cases of coronavirus infections have brought the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 217,481.

However, 207,746 coronavirus patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.

With no additional coronavirus related death reported, the death toll from the virus stands at 2,981, NCDC said.

It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 2, had continued to coordinate the national response activities.