Nigerian citizen, Hajia Laila Abubakar has been reported by the aide of the governor of Kano, that she has died as a result of the deadly COVID-19.
Laila, a 60 years old woman, who was living in the United States of America was reported by the Director-General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasi to have died from the virus.
Salisu made this known via his official Twitter handle @Dawisu.
“An indigine of Kano living in America by the name Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali has died of Covid-19. The 60yr old died yday after being infected. She was the elder sister to the Perm Sec of Ministry of Religious Affairs Kano. May her soul Rest In Peace”, he wrote.
Meanwhile, Akin Abayomi, the commissioner for health in Lagos State disclosed that six patients being treated for COVID-19 are set to be discharged soon.
“We are going to discharge six out of our 24 patients. So our admitted patients will go down theoretically to 18 but if we admit more they will go up,” he assured.