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COVID-19 kills six in Lagos, as state records 519 cases in 48 hours

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COVID-19 kills six in Lagos, as state records 519 cases in 48 hours

COVID-19 kills six in Lagos, as state records 519 cases in 48 hours

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state recorded six COVID-19-related deaths within two days.

Abayomi disclosed this through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi, on Sunday, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for July 30 and 31.

He said that the deaths increased the state’s COVID-19-related mortality to 384.

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According to him, 4,437 tests were conducted on the reported dates, out of which 519 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed.

“The new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 cases to 63,872,” Abayomi said.

He said that there are currently 2,783 active COVID-19 cases in communities being managed under the state’s Home-Based Care.

Abayomi disclosed that the number of patients receiving treatment at the state’s isolation facilities had increased from 128 to 136 persons.

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He further said that 56,127 of the infected people had recovered in communities, while 4,399 had recovered in the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.

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