Lagos State government, on Saturday, announced that a patient has died of COVID-19 complications in a private hospital in the state, bringing the total number of deaths, occasioned by the virus in the state to four.
The State Commissioner for Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle while giving an update on COVID:19 pandemic in the state, expressing sadness over the development.
“Eight new cases of COVID-19 infections on April 10, 2020. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.
“Three of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.
“However, additional seven COVID-19 patients, who have fully recovered, have been discharged after testing negative twice.
“The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 46.
“We are, however, saddened by the death of another patient from COVID-19- related complications in a private hospital in Lagos,” the commissioner said.
He, however, enjoined the citizens to keep obeying social distancing rules to stay safe, adding: “Please keep obeying social distancing rules to stay safe.”
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