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Covid-19 kills 25 people in Lagos in 3 days

Covid-19 kills 25 people in Lagos in 3 days

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the state recorded 25 COVID-19 related deaths and 401 infections from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11.

Abayomi disclosed this through his Facebook account @Profakinolaabayomi on Monday.

He said that between Sept. 9 and Sept. 10; the state reported seven COVID-19 related deaths on each day, while it recorded 11 deaths on Sept. 11.

According to him, the 25 recorded deaths increased the number of the state’s fatalities to 605.

The commissioner said that 7,380 COVID-19 tests were conducted on the reported dates from which 401 cases were confirmed positive.

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He said that the new infections increased the number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 74,970.

Abayomi said that there were currently 217 positive cases in the state’s isolation centers and 2,345 active cases of the infection in various communities across the state.

He said that 4,959 COVID-19 patients, who had been successfully treated and recovered, have been discharged from the state’s isolation centers.

The commissioner noted that 66,844 persons, who were managed under the state’s home-based care, have recovered in the community.