The Lagos State government has announced that one of the 256 Nigerians evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is dead.
Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health, disclosed this in a tweet on Tuesday night.
According to him, the 32-year-old male who had “severe underlying health condition”, died from COVID-19.
“The deceased recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health condition following evacuation of Nigerians in foreign countries by @DigiCommsNG.”
He said the total number of COVID19 related deaths in the state was 34.