The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday September 09, 2021 announced seven hundred and twenty-seven (727) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.
The virus also killed seven (7) people on Thursday.
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:
Positve (12) cases for Taraba state are for 7th September 2021
Cases for Edo state are backlogs from 7th, 8th and 9th September 2021
0 cases from Ondo, Osun and Sokoto States” NCDC said.
As of Thursday September 09, there are 9,591 active cases in Nigeria.
727 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state via NCDC portal