Lagos confirms death of 66-year-old British coronavirus patient

April 8, 2020

Lagos State government has confirmed the death of a British citizen, a 66-year-old, who died on Wednesday of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 130 while the number of deaths recorded stood at three.

The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this via his Twitter handle, said the deceased came into Lagos on March 17 from India through Dubai.

He tweeted: “Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.

“As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed. The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.

“Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.”



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