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Nigerian Doctor Dies Of COVID-19 In Lagos After Contact With Infected Patient

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COVID-19 Kills Doctor In Lagos; 2 Others Confirmed Dead

Health authorities in Lagos state Nigeria have recorded 10 Coronavirus deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic.

This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi today.

Abayomi said Lagos state recorded three Coronavirus death yesterday.

According to him, the deceased were all male aged 51, 52 and 62.

“Unfortunately, Lagos recorded 3 additional deaths from #COVID19 related complications. The deceased are males aged 51, 52 and 62.

“One of the dead; a medical doctor had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country.

“Other victims have no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.

“Total COVID-19 related deaths are now 10. I hereby urge Lagosians to remain vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in their communities by calling Telephone receiver 08000CORONA,” he said.

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  1. Lucky Igboho

    April 16, 2020 at 8:32 PM

    It is really sad doctors in Africa are the highest casualties of coronavirus bcos they don’t have proper protective equipment. In Senegale alone, 10 doctor friends of mine died of this man made evil. Pls leaders should do something on time

  2. Adehoh Y. Y.

    April 17, 2020 at 7:24 AM

    May the soul of the departed Doctor rest in peace.
    This virus is real and some of our people still don’t believe it. Let us just obey the government and get rid of it than to allow it to spread and finish us (God forbid).
    We should not let it degenerate like that of UK and US..
    May the love and grace of God for Nigeria continues.

  3. osasuyi

    April 18, 2020 at 8:26 AM

    may God have mercy and heal the world

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