Akin Abayomi, disclosed the information this morning (Saturday) in a series of tweets, Thecitypulsenews reports
According to him, the patient died in a private hospital.
As of 9:30 pm on Friday, April 10, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had confirmed that the death toll in the country was seven. It also confirmed that there were 17 new cases of the coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections recorded so far to 305.
✔@NCDCgov · 15h
Seventeen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
8 in Lagos
3 in Katsina
2 in FCT
1 in Niger
1 in Kaduna
1 in Anambra
1 in Ondo
As at 09:30 pm 10th April there are 305 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 58 have been discharged with 7 deaths
As at 09:30 pm 10th April, there are
305 confirmed cases
Akwa Ibom- 5
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Of the 17 cases, Abayomi noted that eight were in Lagos, and that the total number of confirmed cases in the state now stands.
The commissioner also noted that three of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.
Meanwhile, he noted that an additional 7 #COVID19 patients who have fully recovered have been discharged after testing negative twice.
“Total number of #COVID19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 46.
“We are however saddened by the death of another patient from #COVID19 related complications in a private hospital in Lagos,” Abayomi stated, while urging residents to keep obeying the #SocialDistanacing rules to #StaySafe#ForAGreaterLagos.
Prof. Akin Abayomi
✔@ProfAkinAbayomi · 2h
Lagos confirms 8 new cases of #COVID19 infection on April 10, 2020.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.
3 of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.
Prof. Akin Abayomi
However, additional 7 #COVID19 patients who have fully recovered have been discharged after testing negative twice.
Total number of #COVID19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 46.
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Professor Akin Abayomi Lagos State Commissioner For Health.