A 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom has died of coronavirus in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known via Twitter handle on Wednesday.
He also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to 130 in the state.
He tweeted, “Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.“As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed.”
“The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.“Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.
📣Lagos recorded another #COVID19 related death; a 66 year old Briton🇬🇧 who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.
Let's #StayHome and #StaySafe to stop the spread of #COVID19 infection #ForAGreaterLagos
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 8, 2020