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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 45 New Cases

No death was recorded on Saturday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday, November 20, 2021, announced forty-five (45) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.

No death was recorded on Saturday.

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 urging citizens to take proactive measures to prevent themselves from contracting the pandemic.

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“Today’s report includes:

▪️3 states with zero cases reported: Katsina, Plateau, and Sokoto

▪️Backlog of 18 cases reported for Anambra state from week 47 (11) and 20th Nov (7)

▪️Backlog of 15 cases reported for FCT from week 47 (10) and 20th Nov (5)

▪️Community discharges from FCT,” NCDC said.

As of  Saturday, November 20, there are 4,073 active cases in Nigeria.

45 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

213,532 

Discharged:

206,486

Deaths:

2,973

Breakdown of cases by state;

Anambra-18

FCT-15

Lagos-9

Bauchi-1

Kano-1

Rivers-1

A breakdown of cases by the state via the NCDC portal

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