Covid Infection in Lagos “may Top Africa's Official Total”

The official figure for Nigeria is 153,000 cases with 1,862 deaths.
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A Covid-19 antibodies survey in Nigeria suggests that four million people in Lagos state alone have had the virus - more than has been officially recorded for the whole of Africa.

The official figure for Nigeria is 153,000 cases with 1,862 deaths. The study was done on 10,000 people from four Nigerian states to estimate the extent of coronavirus in Africa's most populous nation.

It was conducted before a second wave began in early December.

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