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Coronavirus: Lagos Tops As NCDC Reports 91 New COVID-19 Cases



BREAKING: NCDC Confirms Cases Of Omicron Variant In Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 91 new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that this was made known in a post on its website on Wednesday morning.

Lagos topped the infection chat with 66 new cases, with no death recorded in the details published.

NCDC noted that other states were Kwara (12), Rivers (four), Kaduna and Oyo three each, Ekiti, Plateau and the FCT, one each.

It said that till date, 168,000 COVID-19 cases had been confirmed, 164,405 patients discharged and 2,122 deaths recorded throughout the country.

The public health agency said that Nigeria had tested more than 2.3 million samples from its roughly 200 million population.

It added that a Multi-Sectorial National Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

The agency disclosed that there were more than 1,400 active cases across the country as of July 6.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.