The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday August 17, 2021 announced three hundred and fifty-seven (357) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 which is the highest in the last six months in the country.
The virus also killed six (6) 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.
Includes 0 cases from Kano, Nasarawa and Plateau States
Does not include data from Lagos State,” NCDC said.
As of Tuesday August 17, there are 13,756 active cases in Nigeria.
357 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Breakdown of cases by state;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal
Lagos Post Online.
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