COVID-19: Lagos Confirmed Cases Drops to 90 as Nigeria Records 229 New Cases

By Our Reporter

Abuja (Precise Post) –   The confirmed cases in Lagos state, the epicenter of COVID-19 in Nigeria, dropped from 148 on Sunday to 90 on Monday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 229 new cases were recorded.

The NCDC  released the report on its official twitter handle  informed that  the 229 new cases were reported in 15 states namely: Lagos , Katsina, Imo, Kano, Federal Capital Territory (FCT,) Plateau, Ogun, Delta, Borno Rivers, Oyo, Gombe, Osun, Anambra, and Bayelsa.

There was a drop in the number of infections reported on Monday (229) compared to the number reported on Saturday (313).

The number of reported cases in Lagos, the epicenter of the outbreak in Nigeria, was also the highest daily figure for the day.

“Till date, 8,068 cases have been confirmed, 2,311 cases have been discharged and 233 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” it said.

The 229 new cases are reported from 15 states: Lagos – 90, Katsina – 27, Imo – 26, Kano – 23, FCT – 14, Plateau – 12,Ogun – 9, Delta – 7, Borno – 5, Rivers – 5, Oyo – 4, Gombe – 3, Osun – 2, Anambra – 1 and Bayelsa – 1.

The breakdown as reported are as follows:

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