32-Year-Old Dubai Returnee Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos


A 32-year-old man Dubai returnee has died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State, Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, tweeted on Tuesday.

Abayomi said the deceased recently returned from Dubai with underlying health conditions.

The commissioner also confirmed the 88 new cases of COVID-19 earlier announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

He tweeted, “88 new cases of #COVID19 Infection were confirmed in Lagos. Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is now 1,949.

“Additional 33 #COVID-19 patients – nine females and 24 males have been discharged following full recovery. Total number of discharged #COVID19 patients in Lagos now stands at 502.

“Another #COVID19 infection-related death involving 32-year-old, male has been recorded.
The deceased recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health conditions.

“Following the evacuation of Nigerians in foreign countries, total COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos is now 34.

“I urge Lagosians to remain committed to rules guiding COVID-19 infection prevention regardless of relaxation of lockdown.”

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