The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday October 24, 2021 announced one hundred sixty-five (165) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The country also recorded twenty-six (26) deaths on Sunday.
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:
77 additional cases reported from Lagos state for the 21st (21), 22nd (33), and 23rd (23) October 2021
3,969 discharges reported from Lagos state include community discharge
23 deaths reported from Lagos state for the 18th (4), 19th (4), 21st (14), 23rd (1) October 2021
43 cases and 3 deaths reported from FCT are for 23rd October 2021
0 cases reported from Taraba and Sokoto States,” NCDC said.
As of Sunday October 24, there are 5,199 active cases in Nigeria.
165 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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