The Lagos state government has announced three new deaths from COVID19.
The state Commissioner for Health. Professor Akin Abayomi, announced this on his Twitter handle this on Thursday afternoon, April 16.
Professor Abayomi said three patients, all male, died from the disease in the state on Wednesday April 15th.
Recall that we reported the death of a medical doctor who had contact with an infected patient in a private hospital.
The commissioner said the two other deceased persons had no travel history or contact with an infected person.
“Update as at 15th April, 2020. 18 new cases of #COVID19 Infection were confirmed in Lagos on 15th of April, 2020. The new confirmation brings a total number of COVID19Lagos cases to 235.
Unfortunately, Lagos recorded 3 additional deaths from #COVID19 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 #COVID19 related deaths are now 10 I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in our communities by calling 08000CORONA #ForAGreaterLagos.” he wrote
This brings to 10 the number of COVID19 related deaths in the state.