The Lagos State Government has announced another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state to seven and a total of 12 in Nigeria.
The state Ministry of Health via its Twitter handle, @LSMOH, said, “One COVID-19 death was recorded. This brings to seven, the number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos State”.
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) April 15, 2020
The state Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, identified the victim as a 63-year-old male, who had no history of travel or contact with any confirmed case.
#COVID19LAGOS update as at 14th of April, 2020
*️⃣25 new cases of #COVID19 Infection confirmed in Lagos State.
*️⃣ Total number of confirmed #COVID19Lagos cases rises to 217
*️⃣8 fully recovered #COVID19 patients; 2 females & 6 males were discharged@jidesanwoolu@NCDCgov@WHO pic.twitter.com/Jvm8COx8cw
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 15, 2020
The Livenews reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday announced 25 new infections in Lagos, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 217.
The state has also discharged 70 COVID-19 patients, who had tested negative for the virus twice, to reunite with their families and members of society.