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Covid-19

Nigeria Hit By Dreaded COVID 19 3rd Wave

Nigeria Hit By Dreaded COVID 19 3rd Wave

  • Nigeria has been hugely affected by the 3rd wave of the COVID 19 pandemic as the country recorded its highest daily infection in 6 months
  • The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that the country recorded 747 cases of the infectious virus on Wednesday, along with 4 deaths.
  • Nigeria currently has 8,626 active cases and it is expected that hospitals across the country will be put under increased pressure

Nigeria has been severely hit by coronavirus as the third wave of COVID 19 continues to wreak havoc in various parts of the country.

Based on the last report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 747 new infections were recorded on Wednesday, which is the country’s highest daily tally in 6 months.

This record shows a drastic increase from the 505 COVID 19 cases that were recorded on Tuesday.

The report also states that 4 people died from the virus, taking the total recorded deaths to 2,167.

The latest update brings the total number of recorded infections in Nigeria to 176,011 and 8,626 remain active.

The ongoing nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD means that hospitals will be under a lot of pressure when attending to patients.

NCDC’s latest report states that the latest cases were recorded in 13 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory.

As expected, Lagos remains the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria, with 488 new cases.

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The populous state is followed by Akwa Ibom, Oyo, Rivers, and Ogun with 121, 29, 25 and 15 cases respectively.

There were 13 new cases each recorded in FCT and Kaduna, while Kwara recorded 11 new infections.

The list is completed by Osun (10), Ekiti (10), Edo (6), Abia (3), Anambra (2) and Plateau had one.

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