Lagos records 4 COVID-19 related deaths in nearly 4 days


Lagos State recorded four COVID-19 related deaths in nearly four days as confirmed by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.


Abayomi in a post shared on Facebook, said the deaths which were recorded between July 14 and July 17 increased the state’s COVID-19 related mortality to 363.


Though no additional detail was given about the deceased, Abayomi disclosed that there are currently 1,045 active COVID-19 cases in communities being managed under the Home Based Care.


5,455 tests were conducted on the reported dates, out of which 205 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed. He added that the new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 infections to 61,026.


55, 617 of the infected people had recovered in communities, while 3,943 had recovered in the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.