On the 22nd of September 2020, 176 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.
COVID19 vaccine candidates led to no serious adverse events and elicit antibody response.
The figure reported by the NCDC on Sunday shows that five more people died in the last 24 hours.
Russian authorities stated that the testing will adhere to international standards at home and abroad.
Lagos State leads with 17,092 cases as at August 19th, about 35.4% of total cases in the country.
The strain is found to be 10 times easier to infect other individuals and easier to spread.
The vaccine is said to be undergoing Phase 3 trials, which is the final stage.
WHO urged governments and citizens to focus on known basic steps to contain the pandemic.
The committee expects the COVID-19 to remain a public health emergency of international concern.
The vaccine is being developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Institute and the Russian Direct Investment Fund.