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Lagos Returns As Capital Of COVID-19 As NCDC Announces 573 New Infections

Lagos state is back as the COVID-19 capital of Nigeria with 216 cases of the 573 announced by the  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) 

Lagos Returns As Capital Of COVID-19 As NCDC Announces 573 New Infections
Lagos Returns As Capital Of COVID-19 As NCDC Announces 573 New Infections

HSENations reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 573 new Coronavirus cases in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Monday evening, June 15.

This online safety news platform understands that the NCDC noted that of the 573 COVID-19 cases recorded on Monday evening, 216 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Rivers-103 Oyo-68 Edo-40 Kano-21 Gombe-20 FCT-17 Delta-13 Plateau-12 Bauchi-12 Niger-10 Kebbi-9 Ogun-8 Ondo-8 Abia-7 Nasarawa-5 Borno-1 Kwara-1 Benue-1 Anambra-1, southeast Nigeria.

HSENations reports that the development means that Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of coronavirus have risen to sixteen thousand and six hundred and fifty-eight (16,658) with five thousand, three hundred and forty-nine (5,349) people discharged and four hundred and twenty-four (424) deaths recorded so far.

Meanwhile, HSENations reports that a Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Sikiru Adebayo Oshinowo is dead. It was learnt that Oshiniwo was said to have been sick after contracting coronavirus in Lagos State.

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