15th August, 2021
Nigeria posted eight more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, with fresh cases climbing to 665, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The figures showed that fewer deaths and more cases were recorded compared to the previous day.
Number of deaths dropped from 11 on Friday to eight on Saturday, while new cases rose from 636 to 665.
This has put the total deaths so far at 2,219 and total confirmed cases of COVID-19 at 181,962, with 166,826 survivors discharged.
In Saturday’s infections, Lagos logged on 369 cases, up from the 291 cases posted the previous day.
Anambra which has not reported any case for weeks, posted 68 cases, while Oyo had 63 new infections, among others.
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