Covid19: 3 deaths, 466 new cases


Three people lost their lives as a result of COVID-19 complications, while 466 new cases were reported on Friday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says.

The NCDC made this known on it’s official website in an update on Saturday morning.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new 466 COVID-19 infections on Friday implies a decline from 727 cases
reported on Thursday.

The Public health agency reports that COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now stands at 198, 239 on Friday.

It pointed out that 2,588 people have died from the disease’s complications and that infections were corroborated in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday.

“Lagos (134), Rivers (82), Edo (69), Gombe (39), FCT (32), Kaduna (21), Plateau (20), Benue (19), Kwara (17), Delta (16), Akwa Ibom (10), Bayelsa (5) and Kano (2).

“Today’s report includes: two deaths and eight discharged cases for Lagos are for September 9, 2021 cases from Nasarawa and Sokoto States,”it said.

According to the NCDC, there were 9,871 active coronavirus cases in Nigeria as of September 10, with a total of 182,780 cases successfully treated and discharged after recovery.

Furthermore, the NCDC reported that over 2. 8 million samples of the virus out of the nation’s approximately 200 million population were tested.

In another news, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency(NPHCDA), said that Nigeria had completely inoculated 3,901,235 of total eligible persons targeted for COVID-19 vaccination in the country.

NPHCDA made this known via its vaccination database on Saturday morning.
It said that the update was as at Sept. 10 from 36 States and the FCT.

According to the immunization agency, 1,658,276 total eligible persons have also obtained their first jab.

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