As the deadly coronavirus spreads, taking away the lives of people, another death has been recorded in Lagos.
A reliable source disclosed that the victim this time, is a 25-year-old man who died as a result of the covid-19-related complications in Lagos State.
This new development was revealed on Thursday via the Twitter handle Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.
While making public the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos, he also confirmed that the number is now 947
Abayomi said, “87 new #COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lagos on April 29, 2020.
“The good news is that 49 additional #COVID-19 survivors have been discharged following their full recovery. The total number of discharged patients in Lagos now stands at 187.
After announcing the painful death of the victim, Abayomi also urged people living in Lagos to take precautionary measures concerning the pandemic.
On the deathof the victim, he said, “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. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos is now 20.
“I again urge Lagos residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop COVID-19 infection. Let’s be vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in our communities.”
So far, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday announced that Lagos had recorded 21 fatalities from COVID-19.