Two more coronavirus patients die in Lagos after Dr. Chugbo Emeka’s demise
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Thursday, announced the death of three coronavirus patients. The Commissioner’s announcement comes barely 24 hours after Nigerian Medical Association announced the death of Dr. Chugbo Emeka at the LUTH isolation treatment ward.
Abayomi via his verified Twitter account said, the deceased are three males, who are 51, 52 and 62 years old.
He said, “Unfortunately, Lagos recorded three additional deaths from #COVID-19 related complications. The deceased are males aged 51, 52 and 62.
“One of the dead; a medical doctor had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country.
“Other victims have no travel history or record of contact with any infected person. Total #COVID-19 related deaths are now 10. I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID-19 infection in our communities.”
This brings the total number of fatalities in Lagos to 10.