The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday August 12, 2021 announced seven hundred and fifty-three (753) 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 five (5) 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:
Confirmed and discharged from Akwa Ibom recorded on 11th August 53 and 160 and 12th August, 2021 88 and 63 cases
Discharged cases reported for Kaduna 11th August, (18) and 12th August, 2021 (2)
Six States with zero cases reported: Kaduna, Kano, Nasarawa, Ondo, Osun and Sokoto,” NCDC said.
As of Thursday August 12, there are 11,901 active cases in Nigeria.
753 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal
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