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Lagos has conducted 322,217 COVID-19 tests since outbreak of pandemic — Commissioner

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We cannot reveal name of Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria —Lagos Commissioner

Lagos State has conducted no fewer than 322,217 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic, so says the State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi.

The commissioner who made the disclosure on Thursday on his official Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for February 9, said that 2,514 tests were conducted on the reported day from which 297 new cases were confirmed positive for COVID-19.

Abayomi also added in the post on Twitter that the new 297 cases of infections recorded on February 9 increased the state’s total COVID-19 infections to 52,274 since the outbreak of the virus.

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He also stated in the social media post that 3,583 COVID-19 patients who had been successfully treated and recovered were discharged from the state’s care centres.

“The total number of #COVID-19 recovery in communities are 42,194.

“Cases currently under isolation are 155 active cases, while active cases under home-based care are 6, 015,” Abayomi said.

The commissioner also disclosed that the state recorded another four COVID-19-related fatalities, increasing the COVID-19 deaths in the state to 327.

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