Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has announced the death of a coronavirus patient in a private hospital in the state. He did not name the private hospital where the death was recorded.
Professor Abayomi, in his verified Twitter handle while giving an update on coronavirus in the state, wrote: “Eight new cases of COVID-19 infections on April 10, 2020. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.
“Three of the confirmed cases have been transferred to Ogun State which is their place of residence.
“However, additional seven COVID-19 patients, who have fully recovered, have been discharged after testing negative twice.
“The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos State is now 46.
“We are, however, saddened by the death of another patient from COVID-19-related complications in a private hospital in Lagos.
“Please keep obeying social distancing rules to stay safe.”