Lagos COVID-19 Deaths Hit 223 As Positive Cases Increases


The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Monday, said the state’s COVID-19 related deaths had increased to 223.

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Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Dec. 11.

“Two #COVID19 related deaths were recorded. The total number of #COVID19 related deaths now stands at 223,” he said.

The Commissioner said that 225 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 2,225 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day.

According to him, the new cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 24, 872.

He added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since the inception of the pandemic now stands at 186, 335.

“2, 595 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from #COVID19 Care Centres following full recovery.

“20, 419 of the confirmed cases monitored in communities by #COVID19 Lagos Response Team have fully recovered.

“23 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private #COVID19 Care Centres,” Abayomi said.

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