The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday October 01, 2021 announced one hundred and sixty-one (161) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The virus also killed three (03) people 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 0 cases recorded from Bauchi, Delta, Gombe, Kano, Ogun, Osun, and Sokoto States,” NCDC said.
As of Friday October 01, there are 9,405 active cases in Nigeria.
161 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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