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Lagos records uptick in COVID-19 cases

Lagos records uptick in COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Babajide Sanwo-Olu`s Lagos, on Saturday, record an uptick in coronavirus cases in Lagos.

Report released on their website shows total cases in Nigeria on Saturday is 51, which Lagos state record 41 out of the whole cases reported in the country.

The other 5 cases were reported from Gombe (3), Akwa Ibom (1), FCT Abuja (1) and Rivers (3)

The total number of infections recorded in the country increased to 167,206 as of 19 June, out of 2,231,409 samples tested.

For the 15th day in a row, no COVID-19-related death was also recorded.

Death toll therefore remains at 2,117.

NCDC updated recoveries to 163,550, with 10 people discharged on Saturday.

Active COVID-19 cases fell to 1,498 across the country.