COVID-19: Oyo overtakes Lagos, records 191 daily new cases


Oyo State has reported a record 191 single day COVID-19 infections.

The data released on Friday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC,  indicate that the state also toppled Lagos State as leader in daily new infections.

The 191 new coronavirus infections in Oyo State eclipsed its previous daily high of 141 new infections.

The NCDC tally revealed that the new figures raised the number of confirmed cases in the state to 2,497 from 2,309.

The state has continue to hold the third spot for total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country with Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, leading in the first and second positions respectively.

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