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Lagos posts record hike of 183 COVID19 new cases, over half of nationwide total

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As Lagos ramps up its testing for COVID19 coronavirus transmissions, 183 new cases on Thursday have been reported.

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The record high figure is part of the 381 total new cases reported nationwide.

The breakdown of the figures as reported at the NCDC Twitter handle @NCDCgov is as follows:

183-Lagos 55-Kano 44-Jigawa 19-Zamfara 19-Bauchi 11-Katsina 9-Borno 8-Kwara 7-Kaduna 6-Gombe 5-Ogun 4-Sokoto 3-Oyo 3-Rivers 2-Niger 1-Akwa Ibom 1-Enugu 1-Plateau

The total number of confirmed cases nationwide now stands at 3526 with 601 of the cases discharged and 107 deaths officially reported.

Lagos now has a total of 1491 new cases.

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