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Two More COVID-19 Deaths Confirmed in Lagos

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Two more COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed by the Lagos State government.

The Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, announced this on Tuesday while giving an update on the disease.

According to a tweet by Dr Abayomi, the fatalities involved a male and a female.

He noted that Lagos, which has been the worst-hit state since the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, recorded no new case on Monday.

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The commissioner explained that one of the new deaths was a 45-year-old Nigerian man who returned from India in January.

He added that the second death involved a 36-year-old Nigerian woman who had a severe underlying health condition.

Abayomi stated that the patient had no history of travel or contact with any confirmed case of coronavirus.

The state government urged the residents to remain vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in their various communities to the relevant authorities.

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Lagos has recorded a total of 379 infections with 260 active cases.

It said 98 people have fully recovered and had been discharged, while the figures of evacuated and transferred cases were two and three respectively.

A total of 16 deaths have so far been recorded in the state.

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