The Lagos state government has announced the death of three more coronavirus patients.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi who made the disclosure via his verified twitter handle on Saturday, said the deceased were two males and a female aged 52, 63 and 67 respectively.
Abayomi said two of the victims had underlying health issues.
The health commissioner tweeted: “32 new #COVID19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 17, 2020. Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos now stands at 286.
“Sadly, Lagos has recorded 3 more deaths bringing total number of #COVID19 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 female was however suspected to have had contact with an infected person who recently returned to Nigeria.
“Let’s continue to maintain #SocialDistanacing and Call Telephone receiver08000CORONA for any #COVID19 related issues #ForAGreaterLagos.”
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