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Lagos records 404 new COVID-19 cases

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The Lagos State has recorded a spike in COVID-19 cases with 404 in the last 24 hours, increasing the state’s infection figures to 17,764.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Sunday in its COVID-19 Situation Report for Aug. 22.

According to NCDC, Lagos has 404 new cases out of the 601 confirmed cases reported in the last 24 hours from 21 states.

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The health agency also disclosed that 684 patients who were treated and had fully recovered, were discharged, making the number of COVID-19 patients discharged in the state at 15,209.

It, however, announced one COVID-19 related death in the state, increasing the state’s COVID-19 mortality to 202.

Lagos remains the epicentre of COVID-19 cases with 17,764 of the total 51,905 cases in the country.

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Also, data by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, shows that there are 1,167,848 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the continent

WHO said that there over 888,000 recoveries and 27,322 deaths.

(NAN)





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