The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest update on the outbreak of the disease in the country announced that the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases confirmed so far in Lagos State has exceeded 3,000.
The agency reported 339 new cases of COVID-19 across 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Of the new infections, Lagos has 139, followed by Kano and Oyo States which reported 28 cases respectively.
This brings the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 7,016 with 3,093 infections reported in Lagos, representing 44 per cent of the total figure.
At the moment Lagos has 2,471 active cases of COVID-19, 582 discharged cases, and 40 fatalities from the disease.