Lagos Records Four Additional COVID-19 Deaths

Channels Television  
Updated May 21, 2020
A file photo Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi. Photo: [email protected]


Lagos State government on Thursday recorded four additional coronavirus fatalities.

This was announced by the Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, via his official Twitter handle.

According to the Commissioner, the new COVID-19 deaths brings the total fatalities in the state to 42.

He also disclosed that 199 new cases of the COVID-19 infections were recorded in the state while 17 additional recoveries were recorded.

“199 new COVID-9 cases were confirmed in Lagos. The new cases bring the number of confirmed COVID-19 infection in Lagos to 2970.

“Additional 17 fully recovered COVID-19 patients; 6 females and 11 males were discharged. The total number of COVID-19 discharged patients in Lagos now stands at 649.

“Additional 4 COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in Lagos. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos rises to 42,” Abayomi tweeted.

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Lagos currently has 2,970 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections.