The Lagos State Government on Sunday confirmed the death of a Coronavirus patient in the state.
Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle said the confirmed death arising from Coronavirus in Lagos now stood at five.
He said the person died of Coronavirus related complication.
Abayomi added that with the 11 new cases Lagos recorded on Saturday, the State now had 177 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.
The commissioner said the State had discharged 50 survivors of Coronavirus and that the active cases now stood at 117.
“Eleven new cases of #COVID19 infection were confirmed in Lagos on 11th of April, 2020. Total number of #COVID19 cases so far discovered in Lagos State has risen to 177.
“The Good news is that 4 #COVID19 patients were discharged following full recovery.
“With the latest development, numbers of discharged #COVID19 Lagos patients now stand at 50.
Unfortunately, Lagos recorded another death from #COVID19 related complication bringing numbers of such sad occurrence to 5.
“We therefore urge early test for #COVID19 infection and prompt commencement of treatment for adequate intervention to save lives.
” Call Telephone receiver #COVID19 Toll Free Helpline; 08000CORONA to report any #COVID19 related issues,” he said.