25-yr-old man dies of coronavirus in Lagos


A 25-year-old man has died from coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State, according to the state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.

He said the deceased was in a state of breathlessness at the time of admission.

Abayomi, who disclosed the latest COVID-19 death in Lagos, via his Twitter handle on Thursday, added that 187 patients had, so far, been discharged.

He said, “87 new #COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 29, 2020. The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is now 947. The good news is that 49 additional #COVID-19 survivors have been discharged following their full recovery. The total number of discharged patients in Lagos now stands at 187.

“We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death involving a 25-year-old male who at the time of admission was in a state of severe breathlessness. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos is now 20.

“I again urge Lagos residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop COVID-19 infection. Let’s be vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in our communities.”