COVID-19: Three Dead As Nigeria Records 505 New Cases


A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
FILE PHOTO: A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as a part of the group testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded three extra deaths and 505 new circumstances of COVID-19 in numerous elements of the nation.

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for the Disease Control (NCDC) in an replace on its web site, on Tuesday evening.

The company famous that the most recent statistics had been drawn throughout 15 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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“On the third of August 2021, 505 new confirmed circumstances and three deaths had been recorded in Nigeria

“The 505 new cases are reported from 13 states-Lagos (275), Rivers (63), Akwa Ibom (62), Gombe (22), Ogun (8), FCT (4), Edo (3), Imo (2), Kano (1), Nasarawa(1), Sokoto (1), Jigawa (1), Ebonyi (1),” NCDC stated.

With the most recent statistics, the NCDC stated the entire variety of confirmed circumstances within the nation has risen to 175,264.

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However, 165,122 circumstances have been discharged and a pair of,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

As Nigeria’s confirmed circumstances proceed to rise with fears and panic from residents, authorities have but to formally declare a 3rd wave of the pandemic.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has lamented that the rise within the variety of COVID-19 -related fatalities recorded within the final week presents a worrying development of the third wave of the pandemic.

The governor, in a publish on his official Facebook web page, described the rise within the variety of circumstances as ‘frightening.’

“From the final week in July into the current month, the positivity fee in Lagos rose to eight.9% with scary figures of hospitalizations and fatalities.

“There has been an eight-fold increase in the infection rate in Lagos, resulting in 4,300 confirmed cases in July alone, while 352 patients were admitted into the state-run isolation facilities,” the governor stated.

He, due to this fact, urged residents of Lagos and the entire nation to be extra vigilant and nonetheless adhere to all security protocols, including that 30 Covid associated deaths had been recorded within the final six days.

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