The Lagos state government has announced two new deaths from coronavirus COVID19 in the state.
Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi,has announced on Thursday afternoon, April 16 that three more patients, all male, have died from the disease.
“Update as at 15th April, 2020. 18 new cases of #COVID19 Infection were confirmed in Lagos on 15th of April, 2020. The new confirmation brings a total number of COVID19Lagos cases to 235.
Unfortunately, Lagos recorded 3 additional deaths from #COVID19 related complications. The deceased are males aged 51, 52 and 62.
One of the dead; a medical doctor had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country. Other victims have no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.
Total #COVID19 related deaths are now 10 I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in our communities by calling 08000CORONA #ForAGreaterLagos.” he wrote
*️⃣The cheering news however is that 16 fully recovered #COVID19 patients have been discharged following further screening that confirmed their status negative.
*️⃣Total number of discharged #COVID19 patients in Lagos are now 85.
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 16, 2020