A Dubai returnee has been identified as one of the latest casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic in Lagos State.
The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a tweet on Tuesday, said the deceased had underlying health conditions.
He stated, “Another COVID-19 infection related death involving 32-year-old male has been recorded.
“The deceased recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health condition, following evacuation of Nigerians in foreign countries by @DigiCommsNG.”
The commissioner said the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state was now 34.
He noted that as of Monday, 88 new cases of the COVID-19 infection were confirmed in the state, adding that the total number of cases now stood at 1,949.
“Additional 33 COVID-19 patients; nine females and 24 males, have been discharged following full recovery. A total number of discharged COVID-19 patients in Lagos now stands at 502,” Abayomi added.
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