By Monsuru Olowoopejo
The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of a 35-year-old coronavirus positive patient and that the number of patients that passed on since the state recorded its index case has increased to 31.
It was gathered that the deceased, a Nigerian, contracted the virus and was being managed in the state before he passed on.
The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who confirmed the death toll on Tuesday in a statement on his official social media handle, urged residents to adhere strictly to the preventive measures outlined by medical experts.
Abayomi, meanwhile, disclosed that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos was now 1199.