The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) jas announced 796 new cases of coronavirus in 15 states and the federal capital territory.
According to the figure on the verified official Twitter handle of the agency on Friday night, FCT recorded the most cases with 258 new infections, followed by Lagos with 248, and Kaduna with 117.
However, despite the increase in the number of cases recorded, there was no new death confirmed on Friday, leaving the fatality toll at 1,190
The total COVID-19 cases in the country are now 72, 140.
796 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,190 deaths pic.twitter.com/TXvJqfOut6
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 11, 2020