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648,168,776 Total Cases
6,641,101 Death Cases
626,045,104 Recovered Cases
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COVID-19: Rivers State Leads Chart As Nigeria Records 357 New Cases, Six Deaths

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.

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“Today’s report;

✅ 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;

Confirmed Cases:

183,444

Discharged:

167,459

Deaths:

2,229 

Breakdown of cases by state;

Rivers-170

Ondo-38

Gombe-34

Ogun-20

Ekiti-20

FCT-18

Anambra-16

Oyo-13

Kwara-10

Imo-6

Bayelsa-6

Edo-6

A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal

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