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COVID-19: Lagos Government Confirms 11 New Cases As State Toll Rises To 177

The Lagos State government on Sunday confirmed eleven new cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in the state, disclosed this in a tweet on his official Twitter page.

According to him, the total number of Coronavirus cases in the state is now 177.

He, however, said that four COVID-19 patients had been discharged after recovering from the virus.

“11 new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed in Lagos on 11th of April, 2020.

“Total number of COVID-19 cases so far discovered in Lagos State has risen to 177.

“The good news is that four COVID-19 patients were discharged following full recovery,” Abayomi tweeted.

Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is 318, according to NCDC.

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