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Lagos State Records Another Fatality, Making Seventh COVID-19 Death

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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”.

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.

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.

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