The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday July 28, 2021 announced five hundred and thirty-five (535) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
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.
Out of the 535 new cases recorded in Nigeria, 219 cases were reported in Lagos.
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:
Data from Oyo State recorded over the last two days
Deaths reported from Akwa Ibom State for the 26th of July, 2021
0 cases reported from Sokoto State,” NCDC said.
As of Wednesday July 28, there are 5,238 active cases in Nigeria.
535 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
Nasarawa-3A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal