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Lagos loses 25-year-old man, as total covid-19 death in state now 20

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The total number of COVID-19 related death in Lagos State has risen to 20.

The state’s Health Commissioner, Professor Akin Abayomi said the latest patient to die of the virus was a 25-year-old male, “who at the time of admission was in a state of severe breathlessness.”

Abayomi stated this in an update on the pandemic, he posted on his Twitter handle, @PrifAkinAbayomi, on Thursday morning.

Confirming that the state recorded 87 new cases on Wednesday, April 29, he said the state now had 947 confirmed cases with 187 recovered and discharged.

He wrote; “#COVID19Lagos Update as at 29th April, 2020

“87 new #COVID19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 29, 2020. Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is now 947.

“The good news is that 49 additional #COVID19 survivors have been discharged following their full recovery.

“The total number of discharged patients in Lagos now stands at 187

“We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death involving a 25year old male who at the time of admission was in a state of severe breathlessness.

“Total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos is now 20.

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“I again urge Lagos residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop #COVID19 infection.

“Let’s be vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in our communities.”

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