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    Thursday, December 9, 2021

    Nigeria Reports 268 New COVID-19 Infections Wednesday

    It's a worrying sign for the Nigeria ahead of the holiday travel season, coronavirus infections are rising again.

    The rise is a turnaround after cases had steadily declined from late October to late November. The country reported more than 200 cases on Wednesday, the last time was on November 3rd when 209 were recorded.

    Nigeria has recorded 268 new cases of  COVID-19, with no death connected to diseases, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC bulletin.

    It stated that the 268 new cases were from 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    The additional cases indicate an increase from the 107 cases reported in the country the previous day.

    The new update revealed that Nigeria’s total infection from the coronavirus outbreak currently stands at 215,164. And the death toll from the disease still at 2,980.

    NCDC also noted that a total of 207,520 Nigeria residents have been discharged nationwide, including 25 recoveries reported on Wednesday. Which 5 discharged cases reported in Bayelsa state on 7th December 2021. And 2 discharged cases reported in Lagos state on 7th December 2021.

    Active cases have risen to 4,664 -up by 243 from 4,421 it was the previous day.

    The breakdown of the NCDC data shows that Lagos topped the list with 225, Rivers with 17 cases and Enugu with 10 cases.

    Edo reported 5 cases, Bauchi and Ogun had 3 cases each, Oyo had 2 cases, Kaduna, Bayelsa and Delta reported 1 case each.

    According to NCDC, today’s report includes 225 confirmed cases reported in Lagos state on 7th December 2021.

    Three confirmed cases reported in Bauchi state on 7th December 2021.

    One confirmed case reported in Bayelsa state on 7th December 2021. And  one confirmed case reported in Delta state on 7th December 2021.

    While 3 states, Ondo, Osun, Sokoto reported zero case of the virus on Wednesday.

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