The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, revealed this on Saturday.
Abayomi said two of the fatalities had underlying health conditions while two had no travel history or record with an infected person.
He said, “32 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 17, 2020.
“The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos now stands at 286.
“Sadly, Lagos has recorded 3 more deaths bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 13.
“The deceased are 2 males and 1 female aged 52, 63 and 67. Two of the dead had underlying health issues.
“The 2 males had no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.”
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Friday night, the total coronavirus fatalities in the country was 17 while 493 cases have been reported so far.
*️⃣32 new #COVID19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 17, 2020.
*️⃣Total number of confirmed cases in Lagos now stands at 286.
*️⃣Sadly, Lagos has recorded 3 more deaths bringing total number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos to 13.@jidesanwoolu pic.twitter.com/Gx3umO7kds
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 18, 2020