83-year-old woman dies of COVID-19 in Lagos


The Lagos state government says an 83-year-old woman has died from complications of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 14 in the state.

Akin Abayomi, the state commissioner for health, disclosed the death in a tweet on Sunday.

“23 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Lagos. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos is now 309,” he said.

“4 COVID-19 patients were discharged as at 18th of April bringing the total discharged cases to 94.

“Lagos recorded 1 death, bringing the total number of COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 14. The deceased is a female, aged 83 with underlying health issues.

“Let’s observe social distancing and stay home to stop the transmission of COVID-19 infection.”

Out of the 309 confirmed cases, 94 patients have been discharged while 196 are still active.

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