Six patients die of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, four others


Six patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos, Delta, Edo, Ogun, Rivers, and Sokoto states.

The PUNCH reports that the six fatalities bring the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria to 227.

While the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced five COVID-19 deaths on Sunday evening, Lagos lost another patient to COVID-19 on Monday.

The Lagos State Government said the new COVID-19 death makes the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in the state rise to 47.

While making the announcement via its Twitter handle, LASG said, “Total number of #COVID19 discharged patients is now 738. Lagos recorded one more COVID-19 related death. Total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos now stands at 47.”

On its part, the NCDC said, “313 confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours in seventeen 17 states – Lagos (148), FCT (36), Rivers (27), Edo (19), Kano (13), Ogun (12), Ebonyi (11), Delta (8), Nasarawa (8), Oyo (7), Plateau (6), Kaduna (5), Kwara (4), Akwa Ibom (3), Bayelsa (3), Niger (2) and Anambra (1).

“No new state recorded a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours. The total number of states including FCT that have reported at least one confirmed case in Nigeria is still 35 (34 states + FCT).

“Eighty-nine (89) cases were discharged in the last 24 hours in eleven (11) states – Lagos (31), Kaduna (16), Gombe (13), Sokoto (10), Rivers (7), Ebonyi (4), Borno (3), Ogun (2), Delta (1), Edo (1) and FCT (1).

“Five were recorded in the last 24 hours in five states – Delta (one), Edo (one), Ogun (one), Rivers (one) and Sokoto (one).”

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