BREAKING: Three Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos 1

BREAKING: Three Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos

BREAKING: Three Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos
BREAKING: Three Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos

Lagos State has recorded 179 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total confirmed infections in the state to 2, 278.

Three more patients also died from coronavirus-related complications in the state.

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday in its COVID-19 Situation report 77.

According to the NCDC, 288 infections were recorded in 15 states in the past 24 hours.

Lagos recorded 51 and 58 infections on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

NCDC said the state currently has 1,701 active cases while 541 patients have been discharged and 36 dead.

Part of the report read, “288 confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours in 15 states – Lagos (179), Kaduna (20), Jigawa (15), Katsina (15), Borno (13), Ogun (11), Kano (8), FCT (7), Ekiti (4). Niger (4), Bauchi (3), Delta (3), Oyo (3), Kwara (2) and Edo (1).

“No new state recorded a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours. The total number of states including FCT that have reported at least one confirmed case in Nigeria is still 35 (34 states + FCT).

“140 cases were discharged in the last 24 hours in 14 states – Kaduna (36), Borno (24), Bauchi (16), Sokoto (13), Oyo (12), Zamfara (11), FCT (6), Rivers (5), Adamawa (4), Ekiti (4), Gombe (3), Kano (3), Ogun (2) and Ebonyi (1).“Four deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in two states – Lagos (three) and Gombe (one).

A further breakdown of the data obtained from the NCDC’s website showed that over 41 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria were reported in Lagos, about 14 per cent in Kano and seven per cent in Abuja.

It also showed that about 41 per cent of patients discharged in Nigeria were treated in Lagos.

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