Lagos State has recorded new COVID-19 deaths, says Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.
The commissioner made this known on his Twitter account on Tuesday. He said although there were no new cases as of yesterday, there have been COVID-19 related deaths.
He Tweeted “#COVID19Lagos Update
“No new case of #COVID19 was confirmed in Lagos on 20th April, 2020.
“However, #COVID19 related deaths were recorded in Lagos. One of the deceased was a 45 years old Nigerian male who returned from India in January, 2020.”
The State had through the Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced that as from next week, wearing of face masks would be compulsorily imposed, as part of measures to curtail the spread.