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Lagos COVID-19 Death Toll Rise To 205, 18449 Confirmed Cases

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LagosProf. Akin Abayomi, Lagos Commissioner of Health, has said the COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 205.

Speaking on Friday, Abayomi said 33 new infections were confirmed out of the most recent 806 COVID-19 tests conducted.

According to the Lagos government official, the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 18,449.

The number of tests since the outbreak of the pandemic stands at 90,476.

He stated that 398 active cases in communities are yet to turn up for admission in COVID-19 care centres.

“2,402 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from #COVID-19 Care Centres following full recovery”, Abayomi tweeted.

“The 15,380 cases monitored in communities by Lagos Response Team have either fully recovered or positively responding to treatments.

“64 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private care centres”, the official added.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 197 new cases of Coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.

The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 55,829 which includes 43,810 discharged cases and 1,075 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Plateau State recording the highest number of new confirmed cases, followed by Lagos.

Plateau-83 Lagos-48 Kaduna-17 FCT-16 Ogun-11 Katsina-7 Imo-4 Edo-3
Nasarawa-3 Rivers-2 Bayelsa-1 Oyo-1 Osun-1

55,829 confirmed 43,810 discharged 1,075 deaths