Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos state, has announced the death of another COVID-19 patient in the state, IgbereTV reports.
He made the announcement via Twitter on Saturday morning. According to the commissioner, the patient died in a private facility.
“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,” he tweeted.
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 11, 2020
This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Lagos to four and eight across the country.
On Friday, Lagos discharged seven patients who had fully recovered and tested negative for coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to 46.
Also, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, who broke the news of the discharged patients, had stressed that till date, no casualty has been recorded at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, run by the state government.
Currently, Lagos has 163 confirmed cases of COVID-19 of the 305 cases in Nigeria.