Connect with us


Lagos COVID-19 cases hit 16,920



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday the total number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos State had increased to 16,920.

The agency, which announced this in its COVID-19 Situation Report, said the state accounted for 210 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Tuesday.

“That brought the state’s total number of infections to 16,920,” it said.

READ ALSO: Lagos covid-19 patients prefer treatment at home than isolation centres –Commissioner

NCDC also disclosed that Lagos conducted a total of 90,730 sample tests on Tuesday.

The state was followed by Kano with 42,077 tests, while Abuja, Plateau and Oyo states conducted 41,878, 20,879 and 18,888 tests, respectively.

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now