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COVID-19: Lagos, FCT, 15 others report 407 new cases



Lagos and 16 other states including the Federal Capital Territory reported 407 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the NCDC shared this on its official website on Monday.

According to the NCDC, “On the 1st of August 2021, 407 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 174315 cases have been confirmed, 165005 cases have been discharged and 2149 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 407 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos (160), Akwa Ibom (75), Ondo (51), Abia (33), Oyo (29), Kaduna (18), Katsina (7), Gombe (6), Ogun (6), Ekiti (5), Delta (4), FCT (4), Ebonyi (3), Edo (2), Niger (2), Bayelsa (1), and Nasarawa (1).”

It added that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 2, had continued to coordinate the national response activities.

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