Nigeria Records COVID-19 Spike With 161 New Cases

Nigeria Records COVID-19 Spike With 161 New Cases 2
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Nigeria has recorded a contemporary spike of COVID-19 circumstances.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its report on Monday night time, disclosed that the nation has recorded 161 new circumstances.

Lagos State, which nonetheless stays the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria, recorded 153 new circumstances, whereas Gombe recorded two, Oyo and Rivers one every and the FCT 4 circumstances respectively.

This now brings the full variety of confirmed circumstances within the nation to 168,713.

164,476 have recovered, whereas 2,124 have sadly died.

This comes days after the NCDC mentioned it had detected the Delta COVID-19 variant within the nation.

“The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has detected a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2,” the well being company mentioned in an announcement final Thursday.

“The variant was detected in a traveler to Nigeria, following the routine travel test required of all international travelers and genomic sequencing at the NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.”

The NCDC, nonetheless, assured Nigerians that the federal authorities has put measures in place to fight the illness, asking them to stick to the advisable security protocols.

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Nigeria Records COVID-19 Spike With 161 New Cases

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