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Covid-19

Panic in Nigeria as COVID 19 Cases Rise Rapidly

Panic in Nigeria as COVID 19 Cases Rise Rapidly

  • On Tuesday, 610 new COVID 19 cases were recorded in Nigeria, along with 2 deaths from complications involving the virus
  • The latest update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control means that the country’s total case currently stands at 179,118 and there have been 2,194 COVID-related deaths
  • Lagos recorded 281 new cases, followed by Rivers and Akwa Ibom which recorded 152 and 85 new cases respectively

There was a sharp increase in the number of COVID 19 cases recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The latest report on NCDC’s official Facebook page shows that 610 new cases and 2 deaths were recorded across various states of the country.

The latest figure shows an increase of almost 200 from the cases recorded the previous day but the record death is 4 less than Monday’s 6.

The country’s latest cases of the highly transmissible virus were recorded in 13 states.

Lagos led with almost half the total recorded cases as 281 new people tested positive for the virus.

The highly populated state was followed by southern state Rivers for the second day in a row with 152, almost double Monday’s reported cases.

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Akwa Ibom had 85, Ogun (21), Oyo (21), Ekiti (14) and the Federal Capital Territory reported 13 on Tuesday.

Other states on the list are Delta with 7, Edo (6), Ondo (4), Bayelsa (2), Kano(2) and Plateau state also have 2.

This brings the total number of COVID 19 cases recorded since the start of the pandemic to 179,118.

In that time, 166,131 people have been discharged and 2,194 people suffered deaths from COVID complications.

The National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) has announced that the second phase vaccination will begin on Monday.

Although health officials continue to stress the importance of obeying safety regulations has the country makes its way through the third wave of the pandemic.

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