The Lagos State government on Wednesday confirmed the death of a COVID-19 patient in the state.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner of Health in the state disclosed that the deceased was a 66-year-old Briton who recently returned from India.
In a series of tweets, Abayomi wrote on his official Twitter page:
“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.
“Let’s stay home and stay safe to stop the spread of COVID-19 infection for a greater Lagos.”
Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is 254, according to NCDC.