There is more trouble for Nigeria as COVID-19 hits harder with 1,133 fresh cases reported on Wednesday.
The development may be threatening resumption of academic activities soonest following conditional suspension of strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU)
With the current heightened tension over the second wave and rising cases of deaths, the senate of Universities and federal government may not be in a hurry to reopen the institutions.
This is the second time Nigeria is recording over 1,000 cases and the second highest since February when the pandemic broke out.
The highest figures of 1,148 so far was posted on 18 December, 2020.
The new figures represent an increase from the 999 cases recorded on Tuesday.
Lagos and Abuja lead as usual with huge infections. While Lagos raked in 397 new cases, Abuja ramps up 357 fresh cases.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria stand at 80,922, with 69,274 survivors discharged and 1,236 deaths reported after five people were killed by the virus today.
See figures below