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Lagos and 12 other states report 472 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths



Lagos and 12 other states including the Federal Capital Territory reported 471 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the NCDC shared this on its official website on Monday.

According to the NCDC, “On the 8th of August 2021, 471 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 178086 cases have been confirmed, 165763 cases have been discharged and 2187 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 471 new cases are reported from 13 states- Lagos (219), Akwa Ibom (102), Ondo (37), Oyo (33), Kwara (19), Rivers (16), Ekiti (15), Delta (14), Ogun (7), FCT (5), Niger (2), Edo (1) and Katsina (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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