The Lagos State Government has on Tuesday confirmed 76 new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the state.
This was made known by the Lagos State Ministry of Health in a post on its Twitter handle.
The post read: “COVID19Lagos Update as at 2nd May 2020.
”76 new cases of COVID19 Infection confirmed.
”Total confirmed cases in Lagos now 1,199.
”14 COVID19Lagos patients; 8 males & 6 females were discharged. Total Discharged now 261.
”Unfortunately, 1 COVID-19 death was recorded.
” This brings the total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 31.
”Call 08000CORONA for any COVID19 issues.”
Naija News had earlier reported that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Monday, May 4th confirmed 245 new cases of Coronavirus in the country.
This brings the total number of cases in the country to 2802, however, 417 persons has been discharged and 93 death recorded.
According to the report by NCDC, 76 cases were recorded in Lagos state, 37 in Katsina, 32 in Jigawa, 23 in Kano, 19 in FCT, 18 in Borno, 10 in Edo, 9 in Bauchi, 6 in Adamawa, 5 in Oyo, 5 in Ogun, 1 in Ekiti, 1 in Osun 1-Benue, 1 in Niger and 1 in Zamfara.