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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 565 New Cases, Eight Deaths

The virus also killed eight (8) people on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday August 23, 2021 announced five hundred and sixty-five (565) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.

The virus also killed eight (8) people 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.

ALSO READ: COVID-19 Third Wave: Lagos Records 135 Deaths As Pandemic Cases Spike In The State

“Today’s report includes:

✅A backlog of cases from Benue state reported on the 17th (7), 18th (1) and 19th (4) of August 2021

✅Seven states with zero cases reported: Cross River, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Nasarawa, Plateau and Sokoto” NCDC said.

As of  Monday August 23, there are 16,494 active cases in Nigeria.

565 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

187,588 

Discharged:

168,818 

Deaths:

2,276

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-205

Rivers-73

Ondo-63

FCT-53

Oyo-53

Ekiti-37

Delta-24

Edo-20

Benue-12

Bayelsa-6

Kwara-6

Osun-6

Ogun-5

Adamawa-2

A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal

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