The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday August 24, 2021 announced one four hundred and seventy-seven (477) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 which is the highest in the last six months in the country.
The virus also killed three (3) 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.
“Today’s report includes:
Confirmed case for Kaduna for 23rd, (29) and 24th (39), for September 2021
0 cases from Nasarawa, Ondo, Osun and Sokoto States” NCDC said.
As of Friday August 24, there are 9,181 active cases in Nigeria.
477 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal