The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday October 20, 2021 announced one hundred sixty-seven (167) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The country also recorded two (02) deaths on Wednesday.
New cases of the pandemic have continued to rise for seven consecutive weeks across Africa including Nigeria, signaling the third wave as the country confirmed the deadly Delta variants.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday July 11 in a statement announced a possible third wave of the pandemic in Nigeria urging citizens to take proactive measures to prevent themselves from contracting the pandemic.
Today’s report includes:
109 cases reported from Taraba State for the 7th (22), 8th (2), 11th (5), 12th (5), 13th (14), 14th (27), 15th (14), and 20th (20) October 2021
0 cases from Sokoto State,” NCDC said.
As of Wednesday October 20, there are 9,149 active cases in Nigeria.
167 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal
Lagos Post Online.
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