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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 18 Deaths As Confirmed Cases Surpass 200, 000

The confirmed cases of the pandemic has passed 200, 000.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday September 14, 2021 announced five hundred and nineteen (519) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.

The confirmed cases of the pandemic has passed 200, 000.

The virus also killed eighteen (18) people on Tuesday.

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:

▪️Four states with zero cases reported: Ekiti, Nasarawa, Osun and Sokoto

◾️A backlog of 110 cases reported from Ondo State on 13th (83) and 14th (27) September, 2021

◾️A backlog of 5 deaths reported from Ondo state on 13th (2) and 14th (3) September, 2021,” NCDC said.

As of Tuesday September 14, 2021, there are 8,492, active cases in Nigeria.

519 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

200,057

Discharged:

188,719

Deaths:

2,637

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-120

Ondo-110

Rivers-74

Edo-63

FCT-58

Oyo-31

Kaduna-15

Bayelsa-11

Cross River-11

Delta-11

Kano-5

Ogun-4

Plateau-3

Adamawa-2

Gombe-1

A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal

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