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Just In: 66-year-old UK Citizen Dies of COVID-19 In Lagos



A citizen of the United Kingdom has died of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos State.

This was made known on Twitter by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Wednesday.

According to the government official, confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state had increased to 130.

He wrote, “Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old Briton, who travelled from India via Dubai to Lagos on 17th of March, 2020.

“As of 7th of April, 2020, there are 10 new cases of #COVID-19 confirmed. The total of #COVID-19 cases in Lagos rises to 130.

“Another #COVID-19 patient was discharged after full recovery. This brings the number of discharged patients to 32.”

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.