Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Lagos leads with 17 cases as Nigeria records 41 new COVID-19 infections

So far, 207,114 victims have been successfully treated and discharged from hospitals.

• November 27, 2021
Coronavirus used to illustrate the story.
Coronavirus used to illustrate the story.

Six states in the federation recorded 41 new COVID-19 infections on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) listed the states as Lagos with 17 new cases, Plateau with 10 cases, and Bauchi, Kano and Riverswith four new cases each.

Niger State, which was added, recorded two new cases on November 21.

The NCDC said in its daily update on Saturday that the 41 additional cases reported on Friday indicated a decrease of 24 new infections from the 65 cases reported on Thursday.

It stated also that the country’s fatality toll remained at 2,975, as no additional death was reported.

It added that the latest figure of confirmed cases increased the country’s infection toll to 213,924, but that only 3,833 were still active.

NCDC stated that 207,114 victims had been successfully treated and discharged from hospitals.

Nigeria has tested 3.4 million samples since it recorded its first COVID-19 case in February 2020.


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Percival Mabasa

Hot news Home top

Assailants gun down popular Philippine journalist known for criticising president

Percival Mabasa was inside his car, in front of his Las Pinas home, when he was killed by two assailants on a motorcycle.

Delta state assembly


Delta Assembly passes Transportation Data Management Bill

The bill seeks to provide for the collection and processing of data of persons commuting in public/commercial transport within, into and out of state.

Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)


Teachers’ Day: NUT urges governors to pay salary arrears

Many state governors are said to owe primary school teachers and secondary schools months of salary arrears.

Court room


Police arraign man over stabiliser theft in Osun

Other items stolen are a standing fan costing N10,000 with a window blind worth N25,000.

FCTA demolish 700 illegal structures built on swamps


FCTA removes 700 illegal structures in flood-prone areas

The illegal structures erected in swampy areas were inhabited by over 1,000 petty traders, comprising young men, women, middle aged and the old.


Police commission dismisses seven officers, demotes 10 for gross misconduct

A letter of warning was also issued to two officers while four were exonerated.