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COVID-19: Lagos Govt Confirms 51 New Cases

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, confirmed 51 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on his official Twitter page.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos State to 2,057.

His tweet reads : “COVID19Lagos update as at 13th of May, 2020.

“51 new #COVID19 Infection confirmed in Lagos.

“Total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases in Lagos is now 2057

“26 fully recovered #COVID19Lagos patients; 13 females & 13 males; all Nigerians were discharged.

“This brings the total number of #COVID19 discharged patients in Lagos to 528.

“Together we can break the chain of #COVID19 transmission if we TakeResponsibility ForAGreaterLagos.”

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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