Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health made this known via his Twitter page on Friday.
The new confirmation brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos to 254.
He said, “As of 16th April 2020, 19 new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed in Lagos State.
He said, “This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 Lagos cases to 254.
“5 fully recovered COVID-19 patients were discharged.”
“Total discharged #COVID19 patients are now 90. I urge you to keep observing #SocialDistancing and #StayHome to reduce the spread of #COVID19.”
Recall that the NCDC, on its verified Twitter account, on Thursday said it recorded 35 new cases of COVID-19.
NCDC said it recorded 19 in Lagos, 9 in FCT, 5 in Kano and 2 in Oyo State.
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