Some States Don’t Need Covid-19 Labs — NCDC
Some States Don’t Need Covid-19 Labs — NCDC

Nigeria recorded 404 new cases, smashing the previous high figure of

317 which was reported on July 24 as the highest daily record in four months.

The new figure, which is now the biggest daily increase in the country

since March 4th when 708 cases were recorded, raised the total infections

in the country to 171,728.

After months of low numbers, Nigeria’s coronavirus cases have been on

the rise in the past two weeks shortly after the discovery of the much

dreaded Delta variant of the disease which is said to be highly


Infection rates have largely concentrated in Lagos, Nigeria’s hardest hit

city by the disease.

Health experts fear the rising numbers could put the nation on the

precipice of what could be another stretch of spread in infections amid

indications that the third wave is beginning.

However, no death was recorded from the disease on Tuesday keeping

the death toll at 2, 134 in total.