The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday October 17, 2021 announced one hundred and twenty-five (125) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The country also recorded thirty-three (33) 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.
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Today’s report includes:
45 cases reported in FCT are for 16th (27) and 17th (18) October 2021
5 discharges reported in FCT are for 16th (5) and 17th (0) October 2021,” NCDC said.
As of Sunday October 17, there are 9,318 active cases in Nigeria.
125 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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