COVID-19: Another Patient Dies In Lagos
Another patient who tested positive for coronavirus has died in Lagos State, officials have announced.
The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, announced the death of the Coronavirus patient in a tweet on Twitter on Saturday, as he enjoined residents to adhere strictly to social distancing.
According to Prof Abayomi, the patient died in a private hospital in the state as seven other patients who had fully recovered were discharged.
“Eight new cases of COVID-19 infections on April 10, 2020. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.
“Three of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.
“However, additional seven COVID-19 patients, who have fully recovered, have been discharged after testing negative twice.
“The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 46.
“We are, however, saddened by the death of another patient from COVID-19-related complications in a private hospital in Lagos.
“Please keep obeying social distancing rules to stay safe.”