Lagos State recorded another death from coronavirus on Wednesday, the Commissioner for Health in the state has said. Akin Abayomi, who gave the update via Twitter said the deceased is a 66-year-old Briton who arrived in Nigeria on March 17. More details of the death were not disclosed by the Commissioner.
Lagos has recorded three deaths from coronavirus in the space of one week. The latest fatality means the total number of deaths so far in Nigeria has risen to seven. The first death in the state was a 55-year old patient who died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) last Friday, while being treated for renal infection, unknown to the doctors that he had coronavirus infection.