25-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

As 87 new cases of coronavirus were announced in Lagos state, another sad death has been confirmed.

A 25 year old COVID-19 patient has died in the state, bringing the number death cases to 20.

The state Ministry of Health announced his death on its Twitter handle this morning.

The tweet read;

"#COVID19Lagos Update as at 29th April, 2020
*️⃣87 new cases of #COVID19 Infection confirmed
*️⃣Total confirmed cases in Lagos now 947
*️⃣49 #COVID19Lagos patients were discharged. Total Discharged now 187

*️⃣ Unfortunately, 1 #COVID19 death was recorded. The deceased, a 25year old male was at the time of admission in a state of severe breathlessness. This brings total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 20"

In other news,the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says One hundred and ninety six (196) new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,728.

NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, said of the 196 new cases, 87-Lagos, 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna

16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Adamawa. It also said seven deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

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