COVID 19: Nigeria Records 407 New Cases
Nigeria has recorded 407 new COVID-19 cases.
According to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new cases were recorded on Sunday.
The third wave of the virus, triggered by the Delta variant, is believed to be deadlier and more contagious.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government is expected to take delivery of about 4.8 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines on Monday.
The doses are a donation from the American government, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said on Sunday.
According to the NCDC, Monday’s 407 cases were reported from 17 states of the federation, including Lagos (160), Akwa Ibom (75), Ondo (51), Abia (33), Oyo (29), Kaduna (18), and Katsina (7).
Others are: Gombe (6), Ogun (6), Ekiti (5), Delta (4), FCT (4), Ebonyi (3), Edo (2), Niger (2), Bayelsa (1), and Nasarawa (1).