26 additional COVID-19 related deaths, 165 new cases reported across nine states, FCT

25 OCTOBER 2021

Amarachi Okeh 

Nine states and the Federal Capital Territory reported 165 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The agency also reported 26 additional COVID-19 related deaths.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Facebook page on Monday.

Lagos recorded the highest number of new infections with 77 new cases followed by FCT – 43, Rivers – 22, Oyo – 10, Osun – 6, Bayelsa – 2, Edo – 2, Kaduna – 1, Kano-1, Ogun-1

The health agency said the 165 new COVID-19 infections have

brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 210,460.

However, 202,379 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged in the country, the agency said.

With 26 additional COVID-19 related deaths reported, the death toll from the virus has risen to 2,882, NCDC said.

It added that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 2, had continued to coordinate the national response activities.

SOURCE: THE PUNCH

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