The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday October 12, 2021 announced one hundred and seventy-five (175) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
No death was recorded on Tuesday.
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:
120 case recoveries from Edo State include community discharge
7 states with zero cases reported: Edo, Ekiti, Ogun, Osun, Ondo Oyo and Sokoto,” NCDC said.
As of Tuesday October 12, there are 9,461 active cases in Nigeria.
175 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal