The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Monday, said the state’s COVID-19 related deaths had increased to 223.
Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Dec. 11.
“Two #COVID19 related deaths were recorded. The total number of #COVID19 related deaths now stands at 223,” he said.
The Commissioner said that 225 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 2,225 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day.
According to him, the new cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 24, 872.
He added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since the inception of the pandemic now stands at 186, 335.
“2, 595 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from #COVID19 Care Centres following full recovery.
“20, 419 of the confirmed cases monitored in communities by #COVID19 Lagos Response Team have fully recovered.
“23 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private #COVID19 Care Centres,” Abayomi said.