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COVID-19 Fatalities : 36-year-old male patient dies of virus in Lagos, the second 


The Lagos COVID-19 centre has lost another patient, according to the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.
He announced on Sunday: “We lost a #COVID19 patient; a 36 year old Nigerian”.
PerSecondnews recalls that two patients have died in Lagos State, the epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
As at 11.20 a.m,  April 5, 2020, the centre has recorded 115 confirmed cases with two deaths and 24 discharged.

Announcing the second fatality in the state via his twitter handle, Abayomi said: “We lost a #COVID19 patient; a 36 year old Nigerian, male who died in a private facility on 4th April, 2020. Total number of #COVID19 patients who have died are now 2.”

He also disclosed that two patients have so far been evacuated from the state after treatment.

“As at 11.20a.m, 5th April, 2020. 6 new cases of #COVID19 confirmed, bringing total confirmed cases to 115.

“A #COVID19 patient was discharged on 4th April, 2020. The number of #COVID19 patients who have fully recovered and discharged are now 24.”

Nigeria has recorded 224 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus as at April 5 while 27 patients have so far been discharged and five deaths recorded.

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