The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has announced another COVID-19 related death, involving a 25-year-old male patient.
Abayomi, through his Twitter handle on Thursday, said the deceased at the time of admission at the state isolation facility was in a state of severe breathlessness.
“We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death involving a 25-year-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,” he said.
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The commissioner added that 87 new cases of COVID-19 infection was confirmed in Lagos as at April 29, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos to 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,” he said.
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Abayomi advised residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop COVID-19 infection.
He urged residents to be vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in their communities.
Lagos still remains the epicentre of Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection, with 722 active COVID-19 cases.
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