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Lagos COVID-19 cases rise to 746

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The Lagos State Ministry of Health, on Monday, said that the state had recorded 43 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 746.

The ministry, through its Twitter account, said that 587 cases were active and 123 discharged, while 15 cases had been transferred to Ogun and Ondo states.
It added that two of the cases had been evacuated from the country, while 19 persons, who tested positive, had died.

The ministry also advised residents in the state on the proper use, removal and cleaning of cloth masks to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission in the state.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, said more than 31,000 COVID-19 cases had been reported on the African continent, with more than 20,000 cases and an average of 600 new cases each day in the last 11 days. (NAN)

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