The Lagos State government Saturday confirmed another COVID-19 death in the state, bringing the total fatality in Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre to 19.
The state Ministry of Health disclosed this in its daily coronavirus update posted on Twitter.
The ministry acknowledged the 80 new infections announced on Friday night by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which brought the total number of cases in the state to 670.
It said: “80 new cases of COVID-19 Infections confirmed. Total confirmed cases in Lagos now 670.
“5 previously confirmed COVID-19Lagos patients were however transferred to Ogun State. Total transferred now 13.
“10 more COVID-19Lagos patients; 3 females & 7 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians & 1 Filipino were discharged after full recovery & testing negative twice consecutively. With this, the number of patients successfully managed & discharged in Lagos now 117.
“1 COVID-19 death was recorded, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 19.”
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