COVID-19 Kills 8 Nigerians As 8 States Record New Cases

The dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has killed eight Nigerians in the last 24 hours as new cases plummeted on Sunday.

COVID-19 Kills 8 Nigerians As 8 States Record New Cases
Coronavirus kills 8 Nigerians

Eight people have lost their lives to COVID-19, while 365 others have been infected within the last 24 hours in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC), confirmed this in its daily update about the pandemic in the country.

This brings Nigerian’s COVID-19 caseload to 199,151.

Statistics from the NCDC indicates that Lagos has 209 of the new cases, followed by Ondo with 88, FCT-31, Rivers-16, Ebonyi-11, Kaduna-6, Ekiti-3, while Plateau recorded 1 case.

186,418 treated cases have been discharged, while the death toll is now 2,598.

According to NCDC, “On the 12th of September 2021, 365 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 199,151 cases have been confirmed, 186,418 cases have been discharged and 2598 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities.