Lagos State, reportedly recorded its lowest cases of coronavirus in three weeks
According to the report covered by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, revealed that the state recorded 66 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
A data showed that this is the lowest cases recorded by the state in 24 days.
The state recorded 58 cases on May 14, data from the NCDC showed.
It is also comfirm that the virus has killed at least 67 people since the outbreak first emerged in the state in February.At least 5,729 cases of coronavirus have been registered in the state. Of these, at least 944 are now considered recovered.
Also about 5,729 cases of coronavirus have been registered in the state. And 944 are now considered recovered.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health, noted that capacity is being ramped up, noting that the state now has the capacity to perform 1000 tests per day.
Stating that the state is working at raising the capacity to 2000 or 3000 per day so that everybody who needs testing or wishes to be tested can get tested.
“If you look at our data, we have performed over 22, 000 tests in Lagos so far. We are increasing our capacity to carry out more tests every day.
“Very soon, the rate at which we are testing will keep rising and don’t be alarmed because the more we test, the more cases we’ll find,”
He also added that On the 6th of June 2020, 389 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
389 new cases from 23 states- Lagos(66), FCT (50), Delta(32), Oyo(31), Borno (26), Rivers(24), Edo (23), Ebonyi(23), Anambra(17), Gombe(17), Nasarawa(14), Imo(12), Kano (12), Sokoto(12), Jigawa (8), Ogun(7), Bauchi (5), Kebbi (2), Kaduna(2), Katsina(2), Ondo(2), Abia(1), Niger(1).”