Nigeria has recorded an additional 838 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on 27 December.
According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 84,414 confirmed. The centre also stated that 71,034 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.
Meanwhile, 1,254 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Sunday, 27th of December was 8,910
Taking to it’s social media page, NCDC tweets: “838 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;