The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday October 18, 2021 announced eighty-nine (89) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The country also recorded one (01) death on Monday.
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.
Today’s report includes 0 cases from Edo, Gombe, and Sokoto States,” NCDC said.
As of Monday October 18, there are 9,237 active cases in Nigeria.
89 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal
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