COVID-19: Lagos govt confirms 199 news cases as toll rise to 2970

The Lagos State Government has confirmed 199 new cases of coronavirus in the state.

The confirmation was made by the Lagos State Minister of Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, in a tweet via his Twitter account on Thursday.

According to Abayomi, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos as of Thursday stands at 2,970.

He tweeted: “COVID19Lagos Update as at 20th of May, 2020.

“Cheering megaphone199 new #COVID9 infection cases were confirmed in Lagos.

“The new cases bring the number of confirmed #COVID19 infections in Lagos to 2970.

“Additional 17 fully recovered #COVID19 patients; 6 females and 11 males were discharged.”

Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria according to NCDC is 6677.

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