The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the death of another Coronavirus patient, raising the number of fatalities in Lagos to five.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health, disclosed on his Twitter handle that the patient died of Coronavirus related complications.
He said with the 11 new cases Lagos recorded on Saturday, the state now has 177 confirmed cases.
To date, Abayomi said 50 survivors of Coronavirus had been discharged from Lagos centre, adding that the active cases now stands at 117.
He tweeted: “Eleven new cases of #COVID19 infection were confirmed in Lagos on 11th of April, 2020. Total number of #COVID19 cases so far discovered in Lagos State has risen to 177.
“The Good news is that 4 #COVID19 patients were discharged following full recovery.
“With the latest development, numbers of discharged #COVID19 Lagos patients now stand at 50.
Unfortunately, Lagos recorded another death from #COVID19 related complication bringing numbers of such sad occurrence to 5.
“We therefore urge early test for #COVID19 infection and prompt commencement of treatment for adequate intervention to save lives.
” Call Telephone receiver #COVID19 Toll Free Helpline; 08000CORONA to report any #COVID19 related issues.”