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COVID-19: Eight Deaths, 388 New Cases Reported In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday August 22, 2021 announced three hundred and eighty-eight (388) 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 Sunday.

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 cases for Akwa Ibom State for 21st and 22nd August 2021

✅Backlog of confirmed cases for Benue State from 4th – 14th August 2021

✅0 cases from Ekiti, Kaduna, Kano, Ondo, Plateau and Sokoto States” NCDC said.

As of  Sunday August 22, there are 16,300 active cases in Nigeria.

388 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

187,023

Discharged:

168,455

Deaths:

2,268

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-166

Akwa Ibom-89

Rivers-76

Oyo-15

Edo-12

Benue-11

Delta-7

FCT-4

Ogun-4

Kaduna-2

Gombe-1

Nasarawa-1

A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal

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