The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday October 08, 2021 announced two hundred and sixty-nine (269) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The virus also killed one (1) person on Friday.
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:
60 discharged cases reported from Bayelsa State for October 5th (40) & 8th (20) 2021
15 confirmed cases reported from Kano State for October 7th ( & 8th (7) 2021
24 confirmed cases reported from Benue state for October 7th (11) & 8th (13) 2021
9 confirmed cases reported for Bauchi state for October 7th (5) & 8th (4) 2021
4 states with Zero cases reported: Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Sokoto,” NCDC said.
As of Friday October 08, there are 9,684 active cases in Nigeria.
269 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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