Nigeria Records 12 New COVID-19 Cases As Third Wave Fears Heightens

Nigeria Records 12 New COVID-19 Cases As Third Wave Fears Heightens 2
A well being employee helps his colleague along with his PPE throughout a group testing as a part of efforts to curb the unfold of COVID-19. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 12 new confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 as fears a few third wave triggered by the Delta variant of the virus heighten.

According to knowledge from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, two deaths have been additionally recorded on Sunday.

Till date, 168,552 circumstances have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with 2,124 deaths

Sunday’s new circumstances have been reported from three states – Akwa Ibom (6), Ogun (4), and Rivers (2).

Meanwhile, state governments have warned that the variety of new circumstances could quickly spike because the Delta variant surfaces.

Scientists consider the variant is extra contagious and deadlier.

On Thursday, the NCDC confirmed Nigeria’s first case of the variant in Delta state and Oyo State stated on Sunday it had recorded one other.

In an announcement on Sunday, the Lagos State Government raised the alarm of a doable third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and imposed restrictions and sanctions.

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