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COVID-19:  Lagos Tops Chart As Nigeria Records 535 New Cases, 5 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday July 28, 2021 announced five hundred and thirty-five (535) confirmed new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 in the country.

New cases of the pandemic have continued to rise for seven consecutive weeks across Africa including Nigeria, signaling the third wave as the country confirmed the deadly Delta variants.

Out of the 535 new cases recorded in Nigeria, 219 cases were reported in Lagos.

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday July 11 in a statement announced a possible third wave of the pandemic in Nigeria.

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“Today’s report includes:

✅Data from Oyo State recorded over the last two days

✅Deaths reported from Akwa Ibom State for the 26th of July, 2021

✅0 cases reported from Sokoto State,” NCDC said.

As of  Wednesday July 28, there are 5,238 active cases in Nigeria.

535 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Confirmed Cases:

172,263 

Discharged:

164,886

Deaths:

2,139

Breakdown of cases by state;

Lagos-219

Akwa Ibom-142

Oyo-47

Rivers-17

Jigawa-13

Edo-13

Ekiti-11

Bayelsa-11

Ondo-10

Osun-9

Plateau-8

Ogun-7

Kaduna-7

Kano-5

FCT-5

Imo-4

Gombe-4

Nasarawa-3A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC portal

Damilare Bankole

Managing Editor, Lagos Post Online. Damilare is a disciplined tech enthusiast and media entrepreneur with interest and unparalleled passion for model Web and app design technology. He is a firm believer in the meaningful role research and innovation can play in addressing economic issues across industries and sectors. He's passionate about online Journalism. Damilare is also a Photographer. M: +2348025837037 E: lagospostng@gmail.com

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