Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health, has announced another COVID-19 related death in Lagos.
Abayomi said the deceased, a 25-year-old male, was in a state of severe breathlessness at the time of his admission at the state isolation facility.
The total number of deaths recorded in the state is now 20.
“We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death involving a 25-year-old male, who at the time of admission, was in a state of severe breathlessness,” he said.
“Total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos is now 20.”
The commissioner added that 87 new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed in Lagos on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 947.
“The good news is that 49 additional #COVID19 survivors have been discharged following their full recovery,” he said.
“The total number of discharged patients in Lagos now stands at 187.”
Abayomi advised residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop COVID-19 infection.
He asked residents to be vigilant and report any concern about the disease in their communities.