Lagos records new death from Coronavirus

Lagos State has recorded another death from the deadly coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 19.

According to the Ministry of Health in state, the death is coming just hours after an additional 80 cases of the Coronavirus were confirmed in the state.

The Ministry confirmed the earlier report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC which stated that 80 new infections were detected on Friday night bringing the total number of cases reported in the state to 670, the highest by any state in the country.

It said,

“80 new cases of COVID-19 Infections confirmed. Total confirmed cases in Lagos now 670.

“5 previously confirmed COVID-19Lagos patients were however transferred to Ogun State. Total transferred now 13.

“10 more COVID-19Lagos patients; 3 females & 7 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians & 1 Filipino were discharged after full recovery & testing negative twice consecutively. With this, the number of patients successfully managed & discharged in Lagos now 117.

“1 COVID-19 death was recorded, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 19.”


As it stands, there are now 1,095 cases in Nigeria and 32 deaths, according to an NCDC report.

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