Lagos State has recorded another dying to Coronavirus, bringing the whole number in the state to five.
Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Prof Akin Abayomi, made the announcement by using his Twitter manage on Sunday.
*️⃣We therefore urge early test for #COVID19 infection and prompt commencement of treatment for adequate intervention to save lives.
*️⃣ Call ? #COVID19 Toll Free Helpline; 08000CORONA to report any #COVID19 related issues.
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 12, 2020
He stated the dying was once due to complications from the virus.
“Unfortunately, Lagos recorded another dying from #COVID19 associated complication, bringing numbers of such unhappy occurrence to five,” Prof Abayomi said.
The state has 177 confirmed cases of Coronavirus while 50 persons, who recovered at its isolation center, had been discharged.
As at Saturday night, Nigeria had recorded 11 new coronavirus cases, bringing the range of infections in the country to 318.
He said: “We must take note that 90 percent of these sufferers get better besides any intervention. So, if you take something and say you recovered and that something is why you recovered, it doesn’t pretty add up.”
The NCDC boss similarly defined that very few viruses have a cure. He stated COVID-19 sufferers are given oxygen at the hospital which is no longer a cure however administered to maintain the sufferers alive for lengthy enough to get better yourself.