QUICK LINKS

×
  • News
  • Updated: September 23, 2021

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infections Hit 203,081

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) says the country’s COVID-19 cases rose to 203,081 on Wednesday, recording additional 377 new infections.

The NCDC, via its official website, disclosed this on Thursday morning.

The additional 377 COVID-19 infections, on Wednesday, indicated a decrease from the 513 cases reported on Tuesday.

The NCDC added that the 377 new cases of the coronavirus, brings the total number of infections in the country to 203,081.

The agency noted that 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), reported the cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The NCDC stated that Lagos State reported the highest number on Wednesday with 70 news cases, lower than the 132  cases it recorded the previous day.

Amongst others were; FCT-67, Kaduna-38, Edo-36, Rivers-28, Delta-23, Kwara-22, Ondo-18, Plateau-17, Oyo-16, Benue-12, Ekiti-10, Gombe-8, Kano-7, Imo-3 and Jigawa-2.

It added that the latest report includes; backlog of 2 confirmed cases for Jigawa for September 16, 2021, and zero cases from Nasarawa, Ogun, Osun and the Sokoto States.

The disease centre also noted that 231 patients recovered and were discharged from various isolation centres in the country, while it noted that two other people died from the COVID-19 complications.

According to it, to date, 203,081 cases have been confirmed, 191,601 cases discharged and 2,666 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

It said that the Country had tested a total of over 2,997,060 million samples from its roughly 200 million population.

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

The NCDC disclosed that there were over 8,806 active cases across the country.

icon
Get the FREE app

Read the latest and trending news in Nigeria and around the World

Install

Tags

Join our Telegram platform to get news update Join Now
Bolanle Akinlade
Bolanle Akinlade

I am a diligent, innovative, and detail-oriented individual, who thrives in dynamic environments.

More From this Author

COMPANIES PROFILE

nigeria-german chemicals plc Health Care

Nigerian-German Chemicals Plc manufactures formerly known as Hoechst Products Ni...

LEARN MORE
may & baker nigeria plc Health Care

May & Baker Nigeria Plc was founded on September 4, 1944 as Nigeria’s ...

LEARN MORE
morison industries plc Health Care

Morison industries plc was formerly known as J.L Morison Sons and Jones Nigeria ...

LEARN MORE
evans medical plc Health Care

Evans Medical Plc is incorporated in Nigeria as a pharmaceutical manufacturing a...

LEARN MORE

LOCAL OIL PRICES

AGO - Diesel

224.43 per litre 2.7

Last: 218.53 | Monday 07, September 2020

PMS - Petrol

151.56 per litre 9.33

Last: 138.62 | Monday 07, September 2020

LPG - Propane Gas

1981.07 per litre -0.72

Last: 1995.35 | Tuesday 31, March 2020

DPK - Kerosene

334.16 per litre 2.21

Last: 326.93 | Tuesday 31, March 2020
More Details

0 Comment(s)

SPONSORED