Spread of Covid 19 continues to rise as Nigeria hits over 200, 000 infection threshold

The spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to record increases as the latest statistics provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 212,713 confirmed cases.

On the 7th of November 2021, 89 new confirmed cases of the COVID-19 and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

To date, 212,713 cases have been confirmed, 204,379 cases have been discharged and 2,906 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

A total of 3.34 million tests have been carried out as of 7th November 2021 compared to 3.29 million tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates – 7th November 2021

Total Number of Cases – 212,713

Total Number Discharged – 204,379

Total Deaths – 2,906

Total Tests Carried out – 3,340,313

According to the NCDC, the 86 new cases are reported from 7 States- Kaduna (41), Lagos (24), Osun (10), Bauchi (6), Ekiti (2), Ondo (2), and Edo (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 77,896, followed by Abuja (23,363), Rivers (12,751), Kaduna (10,100), Plateau (9,829), Oyo (8,760), Edo (6,597), Ogun (5,374), Ondo (4,573), Kano (4,380), Akwa Ibom (4,348), Delta (4,144), Kwara (3,952), Osun (3,016), Enugu (2,768), Gombe (2,705), Nasarawa (2,517), Anambra (2,387), Katsina (2,226), Imo (2,130), and Ebonyi (2,062).

Abia State has recorded 2,019 cases, Benue (1,863), Ekiti (1,777), Bauchi (1,754), Borno (1,356), Taraba (1,250), Bayelsa (1,242), Adamawa (1,157), Niger (1,057), Sokoto (807), Cross River (645), Jigawa (606), Yobe (502), Kebbi (464), Zamfara (331), while Kogi state has recorded 5 cases only.

Credit: NAIRAMETRICS

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