Lagos records three more COVID-19 deaths

159 clusters of coronavirus cases have been identified in nursing homes across the country

159 clusters of coronavirus cases have been identified in nursing homes across the country

"Unfortunately, Lagos recorded 3 additional deaths from #COVID19 related complications".

Akin Abayomi, the state's health commissioner, announced the "unfortunate" deaths on Thursday afternoon.

Lagos State has discharged five more former COVID-19 patients, after they tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

The data also showed the rate of death increasing significantly in each age group from 55 upwards in males and 65 upwards in females.

"One of the dead is a medical doctor who had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country". Total COVID-19 related deaths are now 10.

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A total of 11 people from neighbouring states were undergoing treatment in Maharashtra for COVID-19 and two of them have died, he said.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of 11:20 pm on Wednesday said Nigeria had recorded 12 fatalities from the coronavirus.

According to Mkhize, Gauteng remains the epicenter of the outbreak with the total number of cases in the province now totaling 969.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Kolhapur division in western Maharashtra stood at 39 and one death, followed by the Aurangabad division in the Marathwada region which has reported 32 cases and two fatalities so far. Abayomi urged residents to remain vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in communities to the Lagos State Ministry of Health hotline- 08000CORONA.

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