56-Year-Old US Returnee Dies In Lagos

Lagos state commissioner for health, professor Akin Abayomi has announced the death of a 56-year-old Nigerian who tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the statement on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, the deceased has only returned from the US.

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He further revealed that the total causality in the state due to the novel disease now stands at six.

“Total number of #COVID19 patients that have recovered and discharged are now 61.

“56-year-old Nigerian male who recently returned from the United States has died of #COVID19 related complication. This brings the total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 6.

“I urge Lagos residents to remain alert across communities and obey instructions aimed at containing the spread of #COVID19 infection”, Abayomi tweeted.