Coronavirus holds Lagos in jugular, with 78 fresh cases

It is no laughing time in Lagos as the deadly Coronavirus continues to spread like wild fire, ramping up 78 new cases on Thursday.

According to release by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Lagos recorded 78 of the 108 new infections on Thursday.

Of the national Coronavirus infections, put at 981, Lagos has 582 confirmed cases, more than half of the national figures.

Between Sunday and Thursday, this week, Lagos ramps up 281 new Coronavirus infections, making the rate at which the deadly disease spikes in the state worrisome.

By Monday next week, Lagos would have been on a lockdown for one month, yet, there is no respite as another two weeks extension face the state.

Worse still, the state has recorded 18 coronavirus deaths, with 455 active cases left for the health workers to grapple with.

Though Lagos has discharged 107 coronavirus survivors, it has ramp up more cases geometrically, without discharging any patient in the last two days.

More dangers seem to loom, as residents of the state have violated the lockdown order and social distancing.

The markets are full on daily basis, the roads are busy with vehicles; commercial bus drivers doing brisk businesses to make money.

How States Stand

Lagos-582
FCT-133
Kano-73
Ogun-29
Katsina-21
Osun-20
Oyo-17
Edo-17
Borno-12
Kwara-11
Akwa Ibom-11
Kaduna-9
Gombe-9
Bauchi-8
Delta-6
Ekiti-4
Ondo-3
Rivers-3
Jigawa-2
Enugu-2
Niger-2
Abia-2
Benue-1
Anambra-1
Sokoto-1
Adamawa-1
Plateau-1

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