COVID-19 Cases Surge In Lagos

The latest update from NCDC showed that Nigeria now has 64,090 confirmed cases, with 59,910 patients discharged and 1,154 deaths recorded.

Developed by Danish researchers, the treatment is based on the idea of Thomas Bjarnsholt, professor at the Department of Clinical Microbiology at Rigshospitalet / Photo credit: The Punch
Developed by Danish researchers, the treatment is based on the idea of Thomas Bjarnsholt, professor at the Department of Clinical Microbiology at Rigshospitalet / Photo credit: The Punch

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 399 new cases of COVID-19 infections, with 255 of the cases in Lagos.

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 had warned last month that the protests in Lagos could lead to a new surge of infections.

While no new deaths were recorded, the country has reported that number of cases since late August.

Lagos State now has a total of 21,910 confirmed cases, 20, 585 discharged and 1,105 active cases.

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The latest update from NCDC showed that Nigeria now has 64,090 confirmed cases, with 59,910 patients discharged and 1,154 deaths recorded.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported 27 new cases, Oyo State had 10 Kaduna State had five, Ondo State had two and Kano State had just one new case.

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No new COVID-19 deaths were reported during the period as the national death toll remains 1,154 for the fourth consecutive day.

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