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Lagos Records 255 New COVID-19 Infections — Highest Since Aug 22

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Lagos state recorded 255 new COVID-19 infections on November 8, data reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown.

This is the highest cases of new infections to be reported by the state since August 22.

Lagos did not record any new cases on November 7.

In total, Nigeria recorded 300 new infections.

After weeks of reporting low number of new infections, the NCDC said the 300 new cases bring the total number of infections in Nigeria to 64,090.

The health agency also announced the discharge of 26 patients from isolation centres across the country.

The federal capital territory (FCT) recorded 27 infections; Oyo, 10; Kaduna, 5; Ondo, 2 and Kano, 1.

According to the NCDC, 26 COVID-19 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours with 59,910 as the total number of successfully treated cases in the country.

The public health agency said that no new COVID-19 deaths were reported during the period as the national death toll remains 1,154 for the fourth consecutive day.

The agency said that it had activated a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), at Level III, to coordinate the national response activities in the country

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