Lagos logs 62 COVID-19 deaths in two days

COVID-19 deaths

Lagos logs 62 COVID-19 deaths in two days

Lagos logged 30 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, a day after it reported a backlog of 32 deaths from 11 September.

The NCDC in its latest update did not explain whether the new figure also represented a backlog.

Three states, Kano, Osun and Bauchi also reported three COVID-19 deaths, one each, increasing Nigeria’s death toll to 2837.

Lagos death toll now stands at 726.

Confirmed cases rose to 209,298, with 10 states reporting 125 new cases.

FCT reported the highest infections of 45 new cases, followed by Kaduna 34, Rivers 11 and Lagos 10.

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Osun also reported 10 cases, Oyo 9.

Jigawa, Edo and Kano reported two cases each, while Plateau reported one case.

According to NCDC, the 45 cases reported in the FCT were for Oct. 16 and Oct. 17.

NCDC also said 197,143 cases have been discharged.

The Public Health Agency said that the number of active cases is 9,319, while 3,142,971 tests have been conducted.