66-year-old Briton dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

66-year-old Briton dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

Barely 24 hours after discharging new positive cases of Covid-19 who recovered and tested negative, Lagos state government has recorded its third death since the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The announcement was made by the state Commissoner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi.

Professor Abayomi said the deceased is a 66-year-old Briton who travelled from India to Dubai and then to Lagos on March 17th.

"Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.

As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed. The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.

"Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32." he tweeted

A 55-year-old man was the first to die of Coronavirus complications at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. Thereafter a 36-year-old Nigerian man died of coronavirus on Saturday, April 4 in a private facility in Lagos.

Lagos currently has 130 confirmed cases of the disease.

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