COVID-19: Lagos fatality cases rise to 205
This was disclosed by State Commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi in a series of tweets on Friday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Sept. 8.
According to him, one COVID-19 related death was recorded. Total number of COVID-19 related deaths now stands at 205.
He said that 33 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 806 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day.
Abayomi said that the new cases brought the total number of confirmed infections to 18, 449.
He added that the total number of tests so far conducted in the state since outbreak of the pandemic now stands at 90,476.
“2,402 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from COVID-19 Care Centres following full recovery.”
He added that 15,380 of the confirmed cases monitored in communities by COVID-19 Lagos Response Team, have either fully recovered or positively responding to treatments.
“64 of the cases are currently in isolation in public and private care centres.”
Abayomi, however, said that 398 active cases in communities were yet to turn up for admission in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.