An American diagnosed with COVID-19 in Lagos state has been evacuated to the US.
The state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.
“Total #COVID19 Lagos cases is now 82. 8 patients have so far been discharged following their full recovery. One of the confirmed cases who is an American citizen has been evacuated to the USA,” the tweet read.
Lagos has the highest number of infected persons in the country.
Abayomi said eight patients have recovered and have been discharged.