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COVID-19 Situation Report: 13 lost so far in Lagos

49 new cases reported nationwide

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu has announced that Lagos State has lost 13 people to the COVID19 virus so far.

In a tweet late on Saturday, 18th April 2020, the governor waxing philosophical, said, “Each person had a unique story and came from a different background.”

“Today, we mourn them and recommit to doing all we can to slow the spread of COVID-19. The risks are real, let’s stay at home and follow guidelines from LSMOH and NCDC.” He concluded.

In a related development, the NCDC has announced 49 new cases of COVID-19 – 23 in Lagos, 12 in FCT, 10 in Kano, two in Ogun, one in Oyo, and one in Ekiti.


As at 10:40 pm, 18th April, 542 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nigeria. 166 – discharged and 19 deaths.

The number of states with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are FCT 19, 306 Lagos, 81 FCT, 37 Kano, 20 Osun, 16 Oyo, 15 Edo, 12 Ogun, nine – Kwara, nine – Katsina, six = Bauchi, six – Kaduna, six – Akwa Ibom, four – Delta, four – Ekiti, three – Ondo, two – Enugu, two – Rivers, two – Niger, one – Benue, and one – Anambra.

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