COVID-19: Lagos records 3 more deaths, discharges four patients

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COVID-19: Lagos records 3 more deaths, discharges four patients

COVID-19: Lagos records 3 more deaths, discharges four patients

 —- As anxiety rises over coronavirus related death in Lagos hospital

Lagos state commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi, said the state has recorded three more deaths from COVID-19.

in the state, made the announcement.

Making the announcement on Saturday, Abayomi said the deceased are two males and a female aged 52, 63 and 67 respectively.

He added that two of the victims had underlying health issues.

This brings the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Lagos state to 13.

“32 new #COVID19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 17, 2020. Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos now stands at 286.

“Sadly, Lagos has recorded 3 more deaths bringing total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 13.

“The deceased are 2 males and 1 female aged 52, 63 and 67. Two of the dead had underlying health issues.

“The 2 males had no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.

“The female was however suspected to have had contact with an infected person who recently returned to Nigeria,” he said.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday confirmed the discharge of four COVID-19 patients.

Sanwo-Olu on his Twitter page said the patients include 3 males and a female.

According to him, a total of 94 patients have been discharged in the State.

He wrote, “Today, 4 more persons; 3 males and 1 female were discharged to join the society.

“The patients; 2 from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and 2 others from Onikan Isolation Centre have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively to #COVID19

“This brings the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities to 94. #StayAtHome, take responsibility.”

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