A 25-year-old man has died of COVID- 19 in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Ministry of Health revealed this in a tweet on Thursday morning.
It revealed that the patient was in a state of severe breathlessness at the time of admission.
*️⃣ Unfortunately, 1 # COVID- 19 death was recorded. The deceased, a 25year old male was at the time of admission in a state of severe breathlessness. This brings total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 20
Call 📞 08000CORONA for any #COVID19 issues.
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) April 30, 2020
According to the ministry, this brings the total number of people who have died of COVID-19 in the state to 20.
It confirmed that 87 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the total figure of infections reported in the state to 947.
The ministry added that a total of 187 COVID-19 patients have been discharged, following the recovery of 49 more people.
Earlier, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 196 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded on Wednesday.
It said Yobe reported its index case in the last 24 hours while the figure of total confirmed COVID- 19 cases rose to 1728.
Three hundred and seven people have been discharged following their recovery and 51 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The new cases were found in Lagos (87), Kano (24), Gombe (18), Kaduna (17), FCT (16), Katsina (10), Sokoto (eight), Edo (seven), Borno (six), Ebonyi (one), Yobe (one), Adamawa (one). (Channels TV)