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COVID-19: Oyo Overtakes Lagos, Records 191 Daily New Cases

Seyi Makinde

According to the data issued on Friday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the state also toppled Lagos State from the number one spot in daily new cases.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lagos State, had 168 new cases, had repeatedly held the first position in daily new COVID-19 infections since the index case was first reported in the country.

NAN also reports that the 191 new coronavirus cases in Oyo State eclipsed its previous daily high of 141 new infections.

As revealed by the NCDC tally, the new figures raised the number of confirmed cases in the state to 2,497 from 2,309.

NAN reports that the state continued to hold the third spot for a total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country with Lagos and FCT leading in the first and second positions respectively.

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