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Another coronavirus patient dies in Lagos

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Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has announced the death of a COVID-19 patient in a private hospital.

Abayomi disclosed this in a series of tweets while giving updates on 8 news cases of COVID-19 in the state.

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According to him, the patient died in a private hospital.

This coming after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 17 new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections recorded so far to 305.

Of the 17 cases, Abayomi confirmed that eight were in Lagos, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 166.

The commissioner further said that three of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.

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Meanwhile, he noted that an additional 7 #COVID19 patients who have fully recovered have been discharged after testing negative twice.

“We are however saddened by the death of another patient from #COVID19 related complications in a private hospital in Lagos,” Abayomi tweeted.

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