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Lagos Records Three COVID-19 Deaths,

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Lagos State has recorded three more coronavirus deaths, Health Commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced on Saturday via Twitter.

This now brings the total deaths reported in the state to 13.

Abayomi said two of the fatalities had underlying health conditions while two had no travel history or record with an infected person.

He tweeted, “32 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 17, 2020.

“The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos now stands at 286.

“Sadly, Lagos has recorded 3 more deaths bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 13.

“The deceased are 2 males and 1 female aged 52, 63 and 67. Two of the dead had underlying health issues.

“The 2 males had no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.”

The total coronavirus deaths in the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as of Friday night, is 17 out of the 493 cases so far confirmed.

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