Lagos State recorded 183 cases of coronavirus on Thursday , the highest daily figure to be reported in any state in Nigeria within 24 hours.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control while giving the daily COVID – 19 update in the country.
It also stated that 381 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the country .
This , the NCDC said , brings the total number of infections in the country to 3 , 526 .
It also announced that four deaths were recorded in the country, making the total number of fatalities from coronavirus – complications rise to 107 .
It said , “ On the 7 th of May 2020 , 381 new confirmed cases and four deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“ No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“ Till date , 3 , 526 cases have been confirmed , 601 cases have been discharged and 107 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“ The 381 new cases are reported from 17 states – Lagos(183 ), Kano (55), Jigawa(44) , Zamfara (19), Borno (9 ), Bauchi(19 ), Katsina(11 ), Kwara (8 ) , Kaduna( 7 ), Gombe ( 6 ), Ogun(5 ), Sokoto (4 ), Oyo (3 ), Rivers (3 ) , Niger(2 ) , Akwa Ibom (1 ), Enugu(1 ), Plateau ( 1 ). ”
Data obtained from the NCDC ’ s website showed that Lagos has recorded a total 1 , 491 confirmed cases , among which 1 , 052 are active , 406 have recovered, and 33 dead .
Earlier on Thursday , the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof . Akin Abayomi , announced that two patients died of coronavirus – related complications in the state .
The commissioner tweeted , “ Lagos recorded two more COVID – 19 related deaths , bringing total deaths associated to # COVID – 19 in Lagos to 33 . ”
Also , Lagos State Governor , Babajide Sanwo – Olu , announced on Thursday that 48 patients receiving treatment for coronavirus at the state ’ s isolation facilities have been discharged after testing negative for COVID – 19 twice .
He said those discharged comprised 32 males and 16 females .
The governor said they were treated at Yaba , Lekki, Onikan , and Lagos University Teaching Hospital Isolation facilities .
He said , “The patients , 28 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba , six from Lekki, one from Onikan and 13 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to # COVID 19 in two consecutive readings .
“ With this new development , the number of # COVID 19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos stands at 406 . ”
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