While there was no reported cases of coronavirus in Lagos State on Monday, 20 April, 2020, two people died from the virus infection on the same date, The Gazelle News.com reports.
The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Tuesday, 21 April, 2020 on his verified twitter handle.
According to the Commissioner, one of the deceased was a 45 year old man who returned from India in January this year.
The second person was a 36 years old woman with severe underlying health condition. She had no history of travel or contact with any confirmed case.
Below is the full tweet from the Commissioner:
☑️No new case of #COVID19 was confirmed in Lagos on 20th April, 2020.
☑️However, #COVID19 related deaths were recorded in Lagos. One of the deceased was a 45 years old Nigerian🇳🇬; male who returned from India in January, 2020.
☑️The second death involved a 36 year old Nigerian🇳🇬; female with severe underlying health condition. She had no history of travel or contact with any #COVID19 confirmed case.
☑️Total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos now stands at 16