Lagos Records Two Covid-19 Related Deaths…

Written by on April 21, 2020

OMOLARA OMOSANYA

No new case of Coronavirus infection was announced in Lagos yesterday however, two Covid-19 related deaths, were recorded bringing the number of Coronavirus fatalities to 16.

Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi who made this known via his twitter handle stated that one of the deceased was a 45year old Nigerian male who returned from India in January, while the second death involved a 36 year old Nigerian female who had no history of travel or contact with any Covid-19 confirmed contact, but had severe underlying health condition.

Currently, Lagos has 260 active cases of Covid-19 disease.

So far, 379 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the State, 98 of the patients have been discharged after full recovery from the disease, 3 were transferred , while 2 others were evacuated to their Country of origin.

The Commissioner urged residents to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in their communities by calling the toll free number 08000267662, commonly known as 08000CORONA.


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