Lagos records third death from coronavirus

By Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi

Lagos State has recorded a third death from coronavirus, this time a 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom who flew in to Lagos from India through Dubai.

This was disclosed on Wednesday through Twitter by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.

“Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.

“As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed. The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.

“Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.” The tweet said.

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At the time of filing this report, Nigeria has a total of 254 confirmed cases of the virus in the country, 44 persons have been discharged with seven deaths.

Updated: April 14, 2020 — 4:16 am

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