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Lagos cases surpass 30000, says Health Commissioner


Our Reporter

 

CONFIRMED COVID-19 cases in Lagos State stood at 30221 as at December 30, 2020, Health Commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced on Friday in an update on the pandemic.

Abayomi said on his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi that 570 new COVID-19 infections discovered on Dec. 30 alone.

He put the total number of COVID-19 tests so far at 219,664 while 2,901 COVID-19 patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the state’s care centres.

Besides, the total number of #COVID-19 recovery in communities is 22,789, one hundred and fifteen infected people are in isolation across the state.

A total of  4,176 are receiving treatment at home, he said.

Abayomi, however, said the state recorded three new COVID-19 related fatalities, increasing the total deaths to 240.

Eti-Osa, Ajeromi, Surulere, Amuwo- Odofin and Mushin local government areas are the top five high burden areas.

The cumulative confirmed cases for Nigeria were 87,510 as at December 30 of which 73,713 were discharged. Cumulative deaths are 1,289.



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