Connect with us

News

Two more patients die of Covid-19 in Lagos

Published

on

We cannot reveal name of Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria —Lagos Commissioner

Lagos State has lost two more patients to the dreaded novel coronavirus that originated from China.

The state’s Health Commissioner, Professor Akin Abayomi announced this on his Twitter handle- @ProfAkinAbayomi on Tuesday.

The commission, meanwhile confirmed that the state recorded no new patient on Monday, April 20.

With the two deaths, the number of persons to have died of the disease in Lagos now stands at 16.

The Health Commissioner’s tweet read:

“No new case of #COVID19 was confirmed in Lagos on 20th April, 2020.

“However, #COVID19 related deaths were recorded in Lagos. One of the deceased was a 45 years old Nigerian; male who returned from India in January, 2020.

“The second death involved a 36 year old Nigerian; female with severe underlying health condition. She had no history of travel or contact with any #COVID19 confirmed case.

“Total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos now stands at 16.

READ ALSO: CORONAVIRUS: 90% of infected patients will recover —Health Minister

“I urge you all to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in our communities by calling 08000CORONA

“Together we can defeat #COVID19.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

fourteen + 16 =

Investigations