COVID19: 25 year old dies of virus in Lagos, after suffering severe breathlessness


A 25- year- old male patient is one of the death currently recorded by the Lagos State Government.

This was made known by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Akin Abayomi via his Twitter handle on Thursday, according to him,  the deceased at the time of admission at the state isolation facility was in a state of severe breathlessness.

“We regret to announce additional #COVID19 related death involving a 25-year-old male, who at the time of admission, was in a state of severe breathlessness.

“Total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos is now 20,” he said.

Abayomi advised residents to remain committed to observing necessary precautionary measures to stop COVID-19 infection.

He urged residents to be vigilant and report any concern about COVID-19 infection in their communities.

Lagos is the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria with over 700 active cases.