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COVID-19: Lagos’ sample tests exceed 100,000

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LAGOS State has tested 100,607 samples for COVID-19 infections since the inception of the pandemic.

  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this figure  in its COVID-19 Situation Report for September 1.

  NCDC said that out of the 411, 077 COVID-19 sample tests conducted in the country, Lagos had conducted the highest number of sample tests.

  On the chart list for the tests, Lagos was followed by Abuja with 49,022 tests, while Kano, Plateau, and the Oyo States, conducted 43,441; 24,469 and 19,807 tests.

  According to the agency, new infections increased Lagos’ confirmed COVID-19 cases to 18,157, noting that the state recorded no discharge and fatality on the reported date.

  Meanwhile, Africa Regional Desk of World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 1, 250,340 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the continent with over 984,000 recoveries and 29,911 deaths.

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