Commissioner of Health in Lagos state Prof. Akin Abayomi has confirmed the death of a young man who died after contracting coronavirus.
According to the commissioner who spoke via his twitter handle, “We lost a COVID-19 patient – a 36-year-old Nigerian male who died in a private facility on the 4th of April, 2020. (The) total number of #COVID-19 patients who have died are now two.
“A case was evacuated bringing total evacuated to two.
“Six new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed, bringing total confirmed cases to 115. A #COVID-19 patient was discharged on the 4th of April, 2020. The number of #COVID-19 patients, who have fully recovered and discharged is now 24.”
The latest death occurrence is the second in Lagos state since the deadly Covid-19 pandemic came to Nigeria.