COVID-19: Without data from Lagos, Nigeria records three deaths, 267 new cases Saturday

16/01/2022 10:32:00 AM

COVID-19: Without data from Lagos, Nigeria records three deaths, 267 new cases Saturday

COVID-19: Without data from Lagos, Nigeria records three deaths, 267 new cases Saturday

The disease centre noted that Osun State in the South-west reported the three fatalities, which includes a backlog of two deaths...

has confirmed three deaths on Saturday, and 267 new infections reported across eight states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).The disease centre made this known on its Facebook page Sunday morning, noting that the new deaths have increased Nigeria’s fatality toll to 3,095 from 3,092 reported three days earlier, when it recorded six deaths.

NCDC noted that Osun State in the South-west reported the three fatalities, which includes a backlog of two deaths for January 3, 2022.The new data does not include an update from Lagos State, Nigeria’s epicentre of the disease, with no reason given by the NCDC.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three deaths on Saturday, and 267 new infections reported across eight states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).COVID-19: No data from Lagos as Nigeria records 267 fresh infections Author: Wasilat Azeez January 16, 2022 8:15 AM The country’s daily count of coronavirus infections recorded a decline on Saturday — with 267 cases in nine states and the federal capital territory (FCT).He said that 13,895,199 doses of vaccines need to be administered for the state to achieve its herd immunity target.by January 14, 2022 1 min read For the first time in many days, Nigeria on Thursday recorded no death from the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed many lives consistently in the past few days.

The disease centre made this known on its Facebook page Sunday morning, noting that the new deaths have increased Nigeria’s fatality toll to 3,095 from 3,092 reported three days earlier, when it recorded six deaths. NCDC noted that Osun State in the South-west reported the three fatalities, which includes a backlog of two deaths for January 3, 2022.1 percent decrease over the past 24 hours — 352 new cases were confirmed on Friday. The new data does not include an update from Lagos State, Nigeria’s epicentre of the disease, with no reason given by the NCDC. The health agency noted that protecting those most at risk helps to protect health systems and health workers, which are again under increased strain due to the Omicron variant. While the fatality figures are fluctuating, Nigeria has experienced a significant decrease in the number of infections in the past few days, compared to the yuletide period with over 5,000 cases between December 27, 2021 and January 2. The agency, however, noted that the Saturday report included a backlog of infections from Delta and Ekiti states. According to the NCDC data, Nigeria’s infection toll now stands at 250,628, while the discharged cases increased to 223,765. Anambra State ranked third on the log with 38 cases, and closely followed by the FCT and Gombe State with 32 and 31 cases respectively.

Breakdown The breakdown of the NCDC data revealed that Delta State topped the infection chart with 160 cases, followed by Osun State with 27 cases. Other states that recorded new infections include Gombe (17), Cross River (16), Enugu (13), Rivers (6), Ekiti (4), Kaduna (1), and Kano (1). While FCT reported 22 cases, Gombe recorded 17; Cross River, 16; Enugu, 13, and Rivers State, six cases. While Ekiti State reported four cases, Kaduna and Kano recorded a single case each. Advertisement But with 97,546 cases, the state still sits at the top of the list with the highest number of confirmed infections. The NCDC also noted that seven states: Abia, Bauchi, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau, and .