There have been about 266,242 infections and 3,155 coronavirus-related deaths reported in Nigeria since the pandemic began.

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed in Nigeria on February 27 2020. The effect of the virus in Nigeria has been observed to be understated, as there have been just under 270,000 confirmed cases in the country despite its population of over 206 million people. Since the outbreak began in 2020, 257,253 cases and 3,147 deaths have been reported. Deaths however have been minimal due to a warmer climate. Nigeria has administered 70,090,776 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far, about 28,987,008 (18.8%) of the country’s population is fully vaccinated.

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CTAP Country Report

Download the CTAP COVID-19 Resources Spreadsheet for Africa

The CTAP COVID-19 financial report is the guide to donations by public, private and multilateral organizations towards the COVID-19 pandemic relief in Africa. It provides detailed information on how much countries across the continent received, funding sources, s, the type of donation, what the donations are meant for, categories and total amount. Dive into our comprehensive datasets on COVID-19 resources for Africa.

CTAP Stories in Nigeria

“The buildings of most health centers in Ebonyi North were dilapidated, particularly the Anmegu Onicha Izhi PHC whose roof was partly pulled off”, Imo Aaron, Community Champion, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
On the Health Centres In Nigeria
“I never knew our healthcare infrastructure was in such poor state”
Boss Mustapha
Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force on Covid19-Nigeria
“Majority of the primary health centers visited talked about community members making financial contributions to take care of the health center”
Owoicho Lucky
Community Champion, Benue State.




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