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COVID-19: 35 Deaths Reported In Nigeria

The country also recorded thirty-five (35) deaths on Saturday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday October 16, 2021 announced three hundred and seventy-six (376) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.

The country also recorded thirty-five (35) deaths on Saturday.

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:

▪️215  cases reported in Lagos include 16th October (36), 2021 and 179 backlog  from 11th September, 2021

▪️32 deaths reported in Lagos include backlog from 11 September, 2021

▪️2 states with zero cases reported: Ogun and Osun,” NCDC said.

As of Saturday October 16, there are 9,285 active cases in Nigeria.

376 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

209,173

Discharged:

197,084

Deaths:

2,804

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-215

Rivers-82

Ondo-16

Imo-14

Plateau-12

Kaduna-10

Kwara-9

Ekiti-4

Bauchi-3

Delta-3

Kano-3

Sokoto-3

Nasarawa-1

Oyo-1

A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal

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