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Lagos Confirms Death Of Doctor, Two Other COVID-19 Patients

A file picture of Lagos State Commissioner for Well being, Professor Akin Abayomi. Picture: Twitter- @ProfAkinAbayomi

 

 

The Lagos State authorities has confirmed the demise of a medical physician and two different coronavirus (COVID-19) sufferers within the state.

The Commissioner of Well being in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, introduced this in a sequence of tweets on Thursday.

In accordance with him, the lack of the three males aged – 51, 52 and 62 – brings the quantity of people that have died of coronavirus within the state to 10.

Professor Abayomi defined that the late physician had contact with an contaminated one who not too long ago returned to the nation.

He, nonetheless, stated the opposite victims had no journey historical past or report of contact with any contaminated particular person.

The commissioner urged the residents of the state to stay vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 an infection of their communities to the suitable authorities.

He added that 18 new coronavirus circumstances have been confirmed within the Lagos on Wednesday, bringing the whole variety of infections to 235.

On the great notice, Professor Abayomi revealed that 16 totally recovered from the illness and have been discharged following the additional screening that confirmed their standing destructive.

This places the whole variety of discharged sufferers in Lagos to 85.

See the tweets beneath:

*️⃣The cheering information nonetheless is that 16 totally recovered #COVID19 sufferers have been discharged following additional screening that confirmed their standing destructive.
*️⃣Whole variety of discharged #COVID19 sufferers in Lagos are actually 85.

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 16, 2020

Different victims don’t have any journey historical past or report of contact with any contaminated particular person.
*️⃣Whole #COVID19 associated deaths are actually 10
I hereby urge Lagosians to stay vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 an infection in our communities by calling 📞 08000CORONA#ForAGreaterLagos

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 16, 2020

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