Covid-19: Lagos records 17 deaths in two days; nationwide cases now 10,819
Lagos State has recorded another eight COVID-19 related deaths, increasing the infection mortality in the state to 67, says the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. In just two days, 17 persons have died of the disease in Lagos.
This is even as 241 new cases were recorded Tuesday pushing confirmed cases nationwide to 10,819. Fatality stood at 314 while discharged persons were 3,239.
Abayomi stated that the 17 deaths were recorded on Monday and Tuesday, adding that 30 Nigerians and three Indians were among those discharged on Tuesday
Abayomi had earlier announced that the state recorded nine COVID-19 related deaths on May 31.
Currently, the total COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos now stands at 67.
Abayomi, however, did not give additional information about the sex, age, nationality or medical conditions of the deceased.
The Commissioner added that the state recorded 192 new COVID-19 infections, increasing the total number of cases in Lagos to 5151.