Lagos State, which has the highest number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria, has recorded the first death of a patient of the disease, the commissioner for health has announced.
“I regret to announce the first #COVID19-related death in Lagos state,” Akin Abayomi announced this Saturday morning on Twitter at 8:14am.
Nigeria had confirmed 210 cases of the disease by late Friday, April 3.
Abayomi said the deceased was 55-year-old Nigerian male who lived in Holland but returned to Lagos 2 weeks ago.
He had a kidney transplant 7 years ago and was also diabetic.