COVID-19 kills six in Lagos, as state records 519 cases in 48 hours
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state recorded six COVID-19-related deaths within two days.
Abayomi disclosed this through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi, on Sunday, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for July 30 and 31.
He said that the deaths increased the state’s COVID-19-related mortality to 384.
According to him, 4,437 tests were conducted on the reported dates, out of which 519 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed.
“The new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 cases to 63,872,” Abayomi said.
He said that there are currently 2,783 active COVID-19 cases in communities being managed under the state’s Home-Based Care.
Abayomi disclosed that the number of patients receiving treatment at the state’s isolation facilities had increased from 128 to 136 persons.
He further said that 56,127 of the infected people had recovered in communities, while 4,399 had recovered in the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.