Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has confirmed fifteen new cases of coronavirus in the state.
Recall that Nigeria recorded 22 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 276.
“Twenty-two new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 15 in Lagos, 4 in the FCT, 2 in Bauchi, 1 in Edo,” NCDC tweeted.
Confirming the development, Prof Abayomi on Twitter said “Update as at 8 April, 2020.
“Lagos Confirms 15 new cases of #COVID19.
“The 15 new cases brings the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases to 145 Practice #SocialDistancingNow to stop the chain of #COVID19 transmission.
“Let’s #TakeResponsibility #ForAGreaterLagos.”