The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday, July 31, 2021 announced four hundred and ninety-seven (497 ) 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.
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:
Cases reported for Kwara state for 30th July (58) and 31st July (15)
Cases reported for Edo state are for 30th (12) and (2) for 31st July 2021)
0 cases reported from Sokoto and Kano States,” NCDC said.
As of Saturday, July 31, there are 6,765 active cases in Nigeria.
497 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal