Nigeria has passed the 200,000 cases of the coronavirus pandemic 18 months after the first positive case was detected in an Italian traveler on February 27, 2020, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease (NCDC).
< p> The NCDC announced on Wednesday morning through its verified website that COVID-19 cases in Nigeria had risen to 200,057.
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reported that COVID- since the pandemic began The public health agency registered 519 additional COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, and 19 had wreaked havoc around the world, made millions sick and hospitalized countless patients with life-threatening complications 14 states and the federal capital territory.
The 519 additional new cases in the country are said to be an increase from the 387 cases reported on Monday.
“The 519 new cases reported from 15 states – Lagos (120), Ondo (110), Rivers (74), Edo (63), FCT (58), Oyo (31), Kaduna (15), Ba Yelsa (11), Cross River ( 11), Delta (11), Kano (5), Ogun (4), Plateau (3), Adamawa (2) and Gombe (1).
“Today’s report includes: Four states, in No cases reported: Ekiti, Nasarawa, Osun and Sokoto
“On September 13 (83) and September 14 (27) 2021, a backlog of 110 cases was reported from Ondo State; A backlog of 5 deaths was also reported from Ondo state on 13 (2) and 14 (3), 2021, “it said.
The agency also said the COVID-19 pandemic It killed 18 Nigerians on Tuesday, bringing the total death toll in the country to 2,637.
It added that the lives lost were not accidentally as pre-existing conditions are such a huge impact on virus outcomes.
However, the country’s number of active coronavirus infections fell from 10,135 reported Tuesday to 8,701, despite the fact that the agency did not state whether most of the known active cases were from the contagious Delta variant / p>
According to the NCDC, a total of 188,719 cases were successfully treated in Nigeria on Tuesday, September 14th and discharged after recovery.
The NCDC found that over 2.9 Millions of samples of the virus from the country’s roughly 200 million population were tested as the multisectoral National Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at level. was activated 2 to continue to coordinate national response activities.