Lagos State has recorded two deaths within 24 hours in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) following a seventh death. This is coming just a few hours after the state government announced the sixth death from the virus.
Recall that the state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, in a tweet on Tuesday said a 56- year -old had died after being infected by the deadly virus.
But giving further updates during a press briefing, the state governor Babajide Sanwo-olu said that Lagos had “seven deaths, 70 recovered cases and 198 confirmed cases,” as at of Tuesday.
The governor earlier tweeted that there were eight new recoveries on Tuesday.
“As of Tuesday, Lagos has 198 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 116 active cases, 70 discharged cases, two evacuated cases, three transferred cases and seven deaths.”
Meanwhile the coronavirus cases in Lagos are more than half of the total 343 across Nigeria.