Lagos records three deaths from coronavirus

Lagos State has recorded three new deaths from coronavirus, bringing the total number of fatalities in the state to 10, the state government has confirmed.

Lagos Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle on Thursday.

He wrote, “Unfortunately, Lagos recorded three additional deaths from #COVID-19 related complications. The deceased are males aged 51, 52 and 62.

“One of the dead; a medical doctor had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country.

“Other victims have no travel history or record of contact with any infected person. Total #COVID-19 related deaths are now 10. I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID-19 infection in our communities.”

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of 11:20 pm on Wednesday said Nigeria had recorded 12 fatalities from the coronavirus.

This was after announcing that two new COVID-19 deaths were recorded on Wednesday without mentioning the state.

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