Oyo breaks its COVID-19 single day grim record, topples Lagos

July 25, 2020
40 Views

<!– Governor Seyi Makinde: COVID-19 cases spike in Oyo –>

Governor Seyi Makinde: COVID-19 cases spike in Oyo

Oyo State surged to the top of the daily COVID-19 cases leaderboard on Friday, with 191 cases for a single day.

It was the highest of the 591 confirmed cases logged by 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja.

And it was the highest single day figure ever logged by the state, since March.

Previously the state recorded its highest ever figure of 141 cases on 13 June.

Lagos, which rarely missed the leaderboard top, reported 168 cases on Friday, according to the NCDC.

Abuja got 61 cases, Ondo 29 and Osun 26. Ebonyi has 24 and Edo 23.

Here is the daily breakdown for all the states and FCT on 24 July:
Oyo-191
Lagos-168
FCT-61
Ondo-29
Osun-26
Ebonyi-24
Edo-23
Ogun-14
Rivers-13
Akwa Ibom-12
Kaduna-10
Katsina-6
Borno-4
Ekiti-3
Delta-3
Imo-3
Niger-1

39,539 confirmed
16,559 discharged
845 deaths

As of Friday, the ten states with the highest cumulative cases of the virus are: Lagos 14,177, FCT 3,437, Oyo 2,497.

Edo has 2,128 cases, Rivers 1,600, Delta 1456, Kano 1452, Kaduna 1, 299, Ogun 1,241.

You may be interested

101 missing soldiers: Army blames report on improper correspondence
News
News

101 missing soldiers: Army blames report on improper correspondence

Webby - March 5, 2021

The Nigerian Army has said an improper correspondence that originated from the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole Headquarters in Maiduguri,…

Jack Dorsey’s Square Buys Majority Stake In Jay-Z’s Tidal For $297m, Adds Him On Board
Business
7 views
Business
7 views

Jack Dorsey’s Square Buys Majority Stake In Jay-Z’s Tidal For $297m, Adds Him On Board

Webby - March 5, 2021

Square, the mobile payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder, has acquired a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming…

“180 In Adamawa, 141 In Lagos” – Nigeria Records 708 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 157,671
News
News

“180 In Adamawa, 141 In Lagos” – Nigeria Records 708 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 157,671

Webby - March 5, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 708 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.