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COVID-19 Global Stats

676,104,781 Total Cases
6,770,499 Death Cases
648,432,827 Recovered Cases
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COVID-19: 674 New Cases, Eight Deaths Reported In Nigeria

The virus also killed eight (8) people on Thursday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday August 19, 2021 announced six hundred and seventy-four (674) 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 eight (8) people on Thursday.

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.

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“Today’s report includes 0 cases from Abia, Kano and Ondo States” NCDC said.

As of Thursday August 19, there are 15,100 active cases in Nigeria.

674 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

185,267

Discharged:

167,923 

Deaths:

2,244 

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-355

Rivers-87

FCT-38

Ogun-33

Akwa Ibom-32

Oyo-32

Edo-22

Ekiti-20

Kwara-17

Delta-12

Bayelsa-8

Gombe-5

Kaduna-4

Osun-4

Enugu-2

Nasarawa-2

Plateau-1

A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal

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