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COVID-19 has claimed 13 lives in Lagos- Gov Sanwo-Olu

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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that 13 persons have lost their lives so far to the deadly COVID-19 in the state.

According to him,  each of the dead people had a unique story and came from a different background.

The Governor, who made the disclosure in a tweet, vowed to continue the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

He tweeted: “Lagos has lost 13 people to #COVID19. Each person had a unique story and came from a different background. Today, we mourn them and recommit to doing all we can to slow the spread of #COVID19.

“The risks are real, let’s #StayAtHome and follow guidelines from @LSMOH and @NCDCgov.”

This is coming at a time when the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 49 new COVID-19 cases in the country.

The new cases were identified in Lagos, FCT, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, and Ekiti States.

Nigeria’s tally now stands at 542 with the latest development