56-year-old COVID-19 patient dies in Lagos

Prof. Akin Emmanuel Abayomi , Commissioner of Health, Lagos State

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said a 56-year-old Nigerian male, who recently returned from the United States, has died of coronavirus-related complication.

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this in a tweet posted on his official Twitter handle: @ProfAkinAbayomi. According to him, this brings the total number of #COVID19-related deaths in Lagos state to six. “13 new cases of #COVID19 infection confirmed. Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos are now 192.

“6 additional fully recovered #COVID19 patients; 5 males and 1 female were discharged. Total number of #COVID19 patients that have recovered and discharged are now 61. “A 56 year old NigerianFlag of Nigeria; male who recently returned from the United States has died of #COVID19 related complication.

This brings the total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 6. “I urge Lagos residents to remain alert across communities and obey instructions aimed at containing the spread of #COVID19 infection. “Remember to call 08000CORONA for any #COVID19 related issues.”



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