By Dare Ojelade and Blessing Williams, Lagos
Three more deaths were recorded in Lagos on Thursday, 16 April, 2020 linked to Coronavirus infection, The Gazelle News.com reports.
This was made known by the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi on his verified twitter handle.
The ages of the deceased are: 51, 52 and 63.
According to Professor Abayomi, one of the deceased was a doctor who had contact with an infected person while the remaining two have no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.
The number of coronavirus-induced deaths in the state has risen to double figure, it is now 10.
Below is the full tweet from the Commissioner:
*️⃣Unfortunately, Lagos recorded 3 additional deaths from #COVID19 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 #COVID19 related deaths aroe now 10
I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about #COVID19 infection in our communities by calling 📞 08000CORONA