The Lagos State government on Tuesday revealed that the state in the last 48 hours has recorded no fewer than 17 death due to coronavirus-related complications.
The Commissioner of health in the state, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on his official Twitter account.
Abayomi in his post, on Tuesday, wrote, “Nine COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, bringing total COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 59.”
Barely 24 hours after, the commissioner said, “Eight additional COVID-19 related deaths were recorded. Total COVID-19 related deaths now stand at 67.”
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Lagos has recorded 5,277 confirmed cases, while at least 4,352 are still undergoing treatment, and 875 patients have been discharged
See post below:
#COVID19Lagos update as at 1st of June, 2020
192 new #COVID19 Infection confirmed.
Total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases in Lagos is now 5151
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) June 2, 2020