3,604 COVID-19 Patients Still On Admission In Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday reported 176 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

R-L: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and the commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi / Photo credit: Facebook
R-L: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and the commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi / Photo credit: Facebook

Nigeria still has 7,677 active cases of COVID-19 in spite of recent drops in new cases, with Lagos State alone reporting 3,604 coronavirus patients on admission.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday reported 176 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 57,613.

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48,836 patients have been discharged, while 1,100 deaths have so far been recorded from the pandemic.

According to the NCDC update, Lagos had the highest number of new cases with 73 infections, followed by Plateau State, which had 50 cases.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had 17 new cases, Rivers State had eight, Ondo State had six, while Niger and Ogun states had five new infections each.

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Edo and Kaduna states had three cases each, Oyo State had two, while Bauchi, Bayelsa, Delta and Nasarawa states had one each.

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