Pedestrians walk past a sign telling residents to call phone numbers if they have symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria, May 12, 2020.
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Lagos recorded a leap of 22 COVID-19 deaths in December

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Reported 7,420 new cases in the same period The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has revealed that the state experienced a leap in COVID-19 deaths from six in November to 22 in December 2020. In a tweet he released on Sunday, he said that during the same period new Read More…

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Lagos records four more COVID-19 deaths, 1585 new cases reported nationwide

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Adeyinka Yusuf/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Lagos State recorded four more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday in a growing surge of the COVID-19 scourge. On the same day, it recorded 573 new infections. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi in a statement published on Saturday, said that there were now 35,481 confirmed cases Read More…

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NCDC confirms 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Lagos still surges with 739 cases and two deaths The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, also confirmed additional 12 coronavirus-related deaths. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country’s daily new Read More…

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COVID-19 in Lagos spinning out of control

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Guardian Nigeria. 807 new cases reported in Lagos on a single day New COVID-19 cases are not relenting as 807 new cases have been reported for Lagos alone on Thursday. This represents a rise of 165 new persons contracting the virus. The Lagos State Ministry of Health reports that 238,967 persons Read More…

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Nigeria records 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily infections, says NCDC

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. Lagos still surges at 642 Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday. The daily increase was a new record  and considerably higher than Tuesday’s 1,354 confirmed Read More…