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COVID-19: 17 People Die Within 48 Hours In Lagos

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No fewer than 17 people have died in the last 48 hours from coronavirus-related complications.

Dr. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Health Commissioner, made that known in a series of tweets.

He announced on Tuesday that “Nine COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded, bringing total COVID-19 related deaths to 59 at Lagos.

Giving an update 24 hours later, the commissioner said, “It has recorded eight additional COVID-19 related deaths. Total deaths linked to COVID-19 are now 67.’

Lagos has reported 5,277 confirmed cases of COVID-19 according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control. At least 4,352 of these are still seeking therapy, and 858 are considered recovered.

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