As the deadly covid-19 spreads, the nation’s commercial capital Lagos, has recorded another death.

According to The Punch the state Health Ministry disclosed this on Saturday via Twitter in its daily coronavirus update.

So far, the total fatality of the coronavirus in the state is 19, while the total number of cases reported is 670, the highest by any state in the country.

The health ministry acknowledged that 80 new infections were announced on Friday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

It said, “80 new cases of COVID-19 Infections confirmed.  Total confirmed cases in Lagos now 670.

“5 previously confirmed COVID-19Lagos patients were however transferred to Ogun State. Total transferred now 13.

“10 more COVID-19Lagos patients; 3 females & 7 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians & 1 Filipino were discharged after full recovery & testing negative twice consecutively. With this, the number of patients successfully managed & discharged in Lagos now 117.

“1 COVID-19 death was recorded, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 19.”

While the spread of the virus continues, Lagos State  has been on Federal Government-ordered lockdown since 11pm, March 30.