The Lagos State Government has confirmed 18 new Coronavirus cases and three more deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the state to 235.
This was made known by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Thursday via Twitter.
He said, “As at 15th April, 2020, 18 new cases of #COVID19 infection were confirmed in Lagos. The new confirmation brings total number of COVID19Lagos cases to 235.
“Unfortunately, Lagos recorded three 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.
“The cheering news however is that 16 fully recovered #COVID19 patients have been discharged following further screening that confirmed their status negative.
Total number of discharged #COVID19 patients in Lagos is now 85.”