Two persons have been confirmed dead in Lagos due to the outbreak of Diarrhoea in some parts of the state.

The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris disclosed this at a news conference, adding that 25 patients had since been put on surveillance to prevent more deaths.

According to Idris, the disease was noticed in three Local Government Areas of the state. These include, Somolu, Oshodi-Isolo and Surulere.

He attributed the outbreak to contaminated water that the victims drank, which came from the mixture of the borehole underground water with soak away in those community.