Nigeria confirms 337 new cases of Covid-19

By Mercy Chukwudiebere, Lagos


Nigeria has confirmed 337 new confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus and two deaths.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, made this known on Friday, 17th of September, 2021.

Till date, 201294 cases have been confirmed, 189608 cases have been discharged and 2649 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 337 new cases are reported from 16 States- Lagos (142), Rivers (32), Edo (30), Delta (25), Kwara (23), Kaduna (16), Oyo (16), Plateau (12), FCT (11), Akwa Ibom (10), Kano (10), Ogun (3), Ekiti (2), Gombe (2), Imo (2), and Nasarawa (1)

A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.



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