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NCDC confirms 354 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 45,244

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES, KOLA SULAIMON/AFP/Getty Images. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 45,244. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday. The health agency said that  three more persons Read More…

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Nigeria now has over 20k confirmed COVID19 cases

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria now has 20,244 confirmed COVID19 cases. Figures released by NCDC last night show that 6,879 cases have been discharged while the number of deaths has risen to 518. Of the national figure Lagos constitutes over 42 percent with 8,576 confirmed COVID19 cases, of which 7,006 cases are active with 126 deaths. On Sunday evening, Read More…

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Nigeria inches closer to 100k COVID19 tests as Lagos reports 142 fresh infections

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigeria has now recorded a total of 96,402 COVID19 tests, having recorded 2,079 tests on Monday. This has resulted in the reporting of 490 new COVID19 cases on Tuesday. According to the latest Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report, the 490 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos(142), FCT(60), Bayelsa(54), Rivers(39), Delta(37), Oyo(30), Read More…

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Lagos records 17 COVID19 related deaths in 2 days, 142 new cases

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos State has recorded another eight COVID-19 related deaths, increasing the infection mortality in Lagos to 67, says the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. Abayomi stated this in his verified twitter handle on Tuesday, adding that the deaths were recorded on Monday, June 1. Abayomi had earlier announced that the state recorded nine Read More…

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From 1300+ COVID19 tests, Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos almost 200

Reading Time: 2 minutes The number of new COVID19 cases in Lagos peaked at 199 Wednesday on a day, new testing nationwide increased by 1332. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday recorded 284 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6677. The News Agency of Nigeria Read More…