7th May, 2020
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Thursday announced two more deaths from COVID-19 infections.
“Lagos recorded two more #COVID-19 related deaths, bringing total deaths associated to COVID-19 in Lagos to 33,” he said on Twitter.
However, he did not provide additional information on the age, sex, nationality and medical history of the dead persons.
He also announced that 10 staffers of the Lagos House in Marina have been diagnosed with the virus.
It was not clear whether the 10 cases were part of the 82 announced by the NCDC on Wednesday night.
Abayomi also said 37 patients, 19 females and 18 males, including an Indian, have fully recovered.
“The total number of COVID- 19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 358,” he said.
The commissioner appealed to Lagos residents to adhere strictly to directives, aimed at preventing further transmission of the virus in the state.
At the moment, Lagos has 915 active cases with two patients evacuated and 16 transferred to Ogun and Ondo States.
Data from the Africa Region of the World Health Organisation show that there are 51, 239 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,006 deaths recorded across Africa.