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COVID-19: Lagos records 136 as cases rise to 65,148

Lagos State has again confirmed the highest number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria.

Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed 152 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with 136 recorded in Lagos state alone.

NCDC made this known via its verified website on Sunday.

The new cases bring the country’s total number of infections to 65,148.

It added that the new infections were reported from seven states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with no Coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours in the country.

Also, 44 new patients were successfully treated and discharged, taking the total number of people discharged to 61,073 in the country.

The health agency said the 152 were from Lagos-136, Kano-4, Niger-3, Ekiti-2, Kaduna-2, Ogun-2, Taraba-2, and FCT-1.

The NCDC stated that “till date, 65,148 cases have been confirmed, 61,073 patients discharged and 1,163 deaths recorded in 36 states and the FCT.”

It, however, disclosed that there were 2,912 active cases across the country.

The agency, therefore, advised Nigerians to continue to observe the COVID-19 protocols to stay safe, stressing that the COVID-19 pandemic was not over yet.

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