Seventeen coronavirus related deaths were recorded across the country on Saturday including a runaway patient in Kebbi State.
Another suspected case is on the run from an isolation centre in Taraba State while there was an increase of 220 in the total number of infections including a four year old boy in Bauchi State.
The total number of cases in the country now stands at 2,388.
Three hundred and eighty five cases were discharged, according to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an update last night.
The breakdown of the fresh cases are: 62-Lagos; 52-FCT; 31-Kaduna;13-Sokoto; 10-Kebbi; 9-Yobe; 6-Borno; 5-Edo; 5-Bauchi; 4-Gombe; 4-Enugu; 4-Oyo; 3-Zamfara; 2-Nasarawa; 2-Osun; 2-Ebonyi; 2-Kwara; 2-Kano; and 2-Plateau.
The Lagos State Ministry of Health said four more COVID-19 patients died of complications from the disease in the state.
The ministry said on its Twitter handle that the deaths occurred on Friday to bring the number of deaths in the state to 25.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said separately that 22 more persons – eight females and 14 males, all Nigerians were discharged from Isolation facilities at Yaba, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and Lekki.
The patients, 19 from LUTH, two from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and one from the Isolation facility at Lekki were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.
This brings to 247 the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos.
EndSARS: Drama As Protester Spotted Wearing DPO Uniform In Edo
This is the moment one of the protesters in Edo State was spotted wearing Divisional Police Officer’s Uniform to protest ground.
The picture was shared online this morning with the caption; “Osaro turn DPO” “Edo my State”.
However, many people have been asking questions as to where did the young protester get the Uniform from and who is actually the owner of the Police Uniform?
This is hilarious indeed!
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EndSARS: Hoodlums Break Benin Prison Wall, Free Inmates (Watch Video)
- Suspected hoodlums around Kings Square in Benin City, the capital city of Edo State have broken the walls of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin).
The Hoodlums, after gaining entrance into the prison through the fence freed inmates in the prisons along Benin Sapele Road, near Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ office.
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