According to an update posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Facebook page on Monday, Nigeria reported 2 covid-19 related deaths and 711 new cases across 14 states and the FCT.
The agency noted that, the new figures from the pandemic raised the total number of confirmed infections in Nigeria to 211,171, while the country’s fatality toll now stands at 2,884.
The NCDC latest update showed that the new infection toll includes backlogs of cases, with Delta State topping the chart with 508 total cases for July 27 to October 13, 2021.
The agency added that 202,674 people have been successfully treated and discharged as of Monday, including backlogs of community discharges from the FCT, Imo and Abia states.
The breakdown of the cases showed that Plateau State in the North-central and Rivers State in the South-south registered 41 and 40 cases respectively.
The FCT reported 32 cases, Enugu, 24; while Lagos State, reported 19 cases.
Also, Imo State in the South-east reported 16 cases, followed by Cross River and Ekiti States with nine cases each and Abia State with four cases.
While Benue and Kano reported three cases each, Bauchi, Bayelsa and Ogun State recorded one case each.
Ondo, Osun and Sokoto states recorded no cases on Monday.