COVID-19: NCDC registers 203 infections on Sunday, as Lagos state leads



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Nigeria posted more COVID-19 on Sunday, with Lagos state leading the table in infections.

The Nigerian for Disease Control, (NCDC), reported 203 additional COVID-19 and one COVID-19 related death on Sunday, as the deadly virus continued to rage in Africa in third wave.

The NCDC disclosed this on official website on Sunday.

The agency stated that the  203 additional represent an increase in infections the 123 reported seven states and the FCT  on with no death.

It added that Lagos led the chat with 186 news cases, higher than the 70 it recorded the previous day.

The agency noted that others were Edo-4, Oyo-4, Rivers-4, the FCT-3 and Kwara-2.

It stated that the report includes zero reported Ekiti, Imo, Kano, Ogun, Ondo, Plateau, and Sokoto.

“Today’s data includes data Oyo State for 16th July, 2021,” it said.

According to it, till date, 169,532 have been confirmed, 164, 699 discharged and 2,127 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The public agency said that the Country had tested a total of over 2.3 million samples from roughly 200 million population.

The NCDC added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

The agency disclosed that there were over 2,127 active across the country. (NAN)