Nigeria has recorded 1,133 new cases of coronavirus across the country on Wednesday, 23 December, 2020. This is the second highest figure since the second wave began.
Data released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Lagos recorded 397 fresh cases while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded 357 fresh cases.
Other states with fresh cases include 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.
Nigeria now has 80,922 confirmed cases with 69,274 patients discharged and 1,236 deaths have so far been recorded.