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Lagos discharges 58, as Nigeria records 571 new COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria, on Sunday recorded 571 new cases of Coronavirus and 16 deaths, with Lagos and Ebonyi taking huge lead.

The new cases put the nation’s total coronavirus figures at 32,558 and 740 deaths.

In the figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Sunday night, Lagos rakes in 152 new cases, though it was lesser than the 224 cases it recorded on Saturday. With the new figures, Lagos’ total coronavirus infections stand at 12, 427.

Ebonyi recorded a spike in infection, as it ramps up 108 fresh cases, even though it never recorded any case on Saturday. Ebonyi now has a total of 616 confirmed cases of the virus.

Edo State came third, with 53 fresh cases of the virus, to take its overall total to 1,731, while Ondo recorded 46 new cases and FCT, 38 cases.

Also in Lagos, 56 COVID19 patients; 12 females and 44 males including 9 foreign nationals, were discharged from the various Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

The patients; 25 from Gbagada, 5 from Agidingbi, 8 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) 3 from Onikan and 15 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged after full recovery and testing negative to COVID19.

This brings to 1897, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities.

Breakdown of new cases:

Lagos-152
Ebonyi-108
Edo-53
Ondo-46
FCT-38
Oyo-20
Kwara-19
Plateau-17
Osun-14
Bayelsa-14
Ekiti-14
Katsina-14
Akwa Ibom-11
Kaduna-11
Rivers-11
Niger-10
Ogun-7
Kano-6
Cross River-4
Bauchi-2