Death toll rises as Nigeria loses another coronavirus patient

Lagos State Government, on Saturday recorded another death from complications of Coronavirus.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said this while confirming that the State recorded eight new cases on Friday.

He said three of the confirmed cases have been transfer to Ogun State, adding that the total number of people who have recovered from the disease is 46.

He tweeted, “Lagos confirms 8 new cases of #COVID19 infection on April 10, 2020. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.

“3 of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.

“However, additional 7 #COVID19 patients who have fully recovered have been discharged after testing negative twice. Total number of #COVID19 patients who discharged in Lagos State is now 46.

“We are, however, saddened by the death of another patient from #COVID19 related complications in a private hospital in Lagos.

“Please keep obeying #SocialDistanacing rules to #StaySafe #ForAGreaterLagos.”

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