Lagos Records Third Death Case As UK Citizen Dies Of Coronavirus
A 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos has died of coronavirus in the state.
Lagos State commissioner of health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made the announcement on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.
He also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to 130 in the state.
The commissioner 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.
#COVID19Lagos Update as at 7th April, 2020— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 8, 2020
📣10 new cases of #COVID19 confirmed.
📣Total #COVID19Lagos cases rises to 130.
📣Another #COVID19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.@jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat pic.twitter.com/BNoNP0XOcC
📣Lagos recorded another #COVID19 related death; a 66 year old Briton🇬🇧 who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 8, 2020
Let’s #StayHome and #StaySafe to stop the spread of #COVID19 infection #ForAGreaterLagos
MDB had on April 5 reported that a 36-year-old Nigerian died of coronavirus in a private facility in Lagos.
Abayomi, confirmed the death of the Coronavirus patient as the second death case in the state via an official tweet.
The first death case was that of a 55-year-old man died of coronavirus complications at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.