By David Royal
Nigeria has recorded another fatality from coronavirus in Lagos state.
The deceased is said to be a 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this through his Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Abayomi also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to 130 in the state.
He tweeted, “Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.
“As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed. The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.
“Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.”
#COVID19Lagos Update as at 7th April, 2020
📣10 new cases of #COVID19 confirmed.
📣Total #COVID19Lagos cases rises to 130.
📣Another #COVID19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.@jidesanwoolu@drobafemihamzat pic.twitter.com/BNoNP0XOcC
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 8, 2020