Lagos records four COVID-19 related deaths
Four COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded by Lagos state between July 14 and July 17, 2021.
This was disclosed by the commissioner for health in the state, Prof. Akin Abayomi via his official Facebook page.
According to the health commissioner, the deaths increased the state’s COVID-19 related mortality to 363.
He, however, did not give additional information about the deceased’s sex or age.
According to him, there are currently 1,045 active COVID-19 cases in communities being managed under Home Based Care.
He said that 5,455 tests were conducted on the reported dates, out of which 205 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed.
“The new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 infections to 61,026,” Abayomi said.
He further said that 55, 617 of the infected people had recovered in communities, while 3,943 had recovered in the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.
He added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic stood at 578,079.