Edo records backlog of 16 deaths from COVID-19 in two days


The illness centre acknowledged the most up-to-date figure of confirmed cases has elevated Nigeria’s infection toll to 212,894.

On Wednesday, Nigeria’s total fatality from the coronavirus infection rose to 2,922 from 2,914 earlier reported on Tuesday.

Within the final two days, Edo State has recorded a backlog of 16 deaths from the pandemic.

The Nigeria Centre for Illness Alter (NCDC) disclosed this on its Facebook page on Wednesday night, adding that the country recorded 65 original infections all the design in which thru eight states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The illness centre acknowledged the most up-to-date figure of confirmed cases has elevated Nigeria’s infection toll to 212,894.

Correct adore it did on Tuesday, the illness centre famed that Edo State reported the original eight fatalities as a backlog. It, nonetheless, did no longer describe the explicit date the backlog lined.

Nonetheless on Tuesday, NCDC in its diagnosis of the legend, acknowledged the eight fatalities reported by the negate became as soon as a backlog for November 8.

Meanwhile, the illness centre acknowledged the FCT reported 328 discharged cases, including community discharges for November 8. The records raised the total selection of discharged cases within the country to 204,675.


The original knowledge revealed that Plateau State within the north-central topped the chart with 22 cases, and is closely adopted by the FCT with 21 cases.

Essentially based mostly on NCDC, out of the 21 cases reported by the FCT, 10 cases are a backlog for November 8.

Meanwhile, Rivers State within the South-south reported 12 cases while Bauchi State within the North-east reported four cases on Wednesday.

There has been a consistent low figure of up-to-the-minute infections from Lagos State which is regarded as the country’s epicentre for the pandemic.

On Wednesday, the negate reported most life like two cases, while four other states of Bayelsa, Edo, Jigawa and Kaduna reported a single case every.

The NCDC famed that Delta and Sokoto states reported no cases on Wednesday.

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