Lagos Health Commissioner Prof. Akin Abayomi announced on Tuesday the death of a 56-year-old Nigerian refugee after complications from COVID-19 in the state.
Patient deaths increased the number of COVID-19 deaths in Lagos to six.
Abayomi, who announced this on his Twitter account – @ProfAkinAbayomi said the patient who died yesterday (Monday) recently returned to the United States.
As of April 13, 2020, out of a total of 343 COVID-19 confirmed cases recorded in 19 states and the federal capital territory, Lagos has 192 COVID-19 cases, of which 120 were still active cases. Six patients were also discharged in the state on Monday.
“I urge Lagos residents to remain alert across communities and obey instructions aimed at containing the spread of #COVID19 infection. Remember to call 08000CORONA for any #COVID19 related issues.”