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It’s a yo-yo as Lagos reports 170 fresh COVID19 infections

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Lagos is a long way yet from celebrating a downward slope of fresh COVID19 novel coronavirus infections.

An indication of this came when the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 170 new COVID19 cases on Tuesday.

In its latest situation report released on Tuesday, Lagos is now reported to have a total of 6,065 confirmed COVID19 cases; 5,049 are still active, while the number of deaths has climbed to 72.

1,704 tests were reported on Monday, bringing the national total to 79,948 so far.

NCDC reported on Tuesday, 663 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths in Nigeria.

No new state reported a fresh case.

Till date, 13464 cases have been confirmed, 4206 cases have been discharged and 365 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 663 new cases are reported from 26 states- Lagos (170), Ogun (108), Bauchi (69), Ebonyi (49), Edo (33), Rivers (30), FCT (26), Jigawa (26), Delta (20), Anambra (17), Gombe (16), Kano (16), Imo (15), Abia (14), Borno (11), Oyo (11), Plateau (8), Kebbi (6), Kaduna (6), Ondo (4), Niger (2), Katsina (2), Osun (1), Ekiti (1), Kwara (1), Nasarawa (1)

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