The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has revealed the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man who died of COVID-19 in the state.
The commissioner made the announcement on his Twitter handle on Sunday, noting it is the second COVID-19 death recorded in the state.
“We lost a #COVID19 patient; a 36-year-old Nigerian, male, who died in a private facility on April 4, 2020. “The total number of #COVID19 patients who have died are now two,” he tweeted.
No further information was given about the medical history of the patient nor any travel history.
*️⃣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
*️⃣A case was evacuated bringing total evacuated to 2
Please #StaySafe #ForAGreaterLagos!
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 5, 2020