According to recent reports, the second victim of Lassa fever in Ogun State is dead.

The victim was a pregnant 38-year-old woman and was about completing her 21-day isolation period.

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Similarly, Babatunde IpayeCommissioner for health, Ogun stateduring a visit to the , Ogun State on Saturday said that the number of primary contact the first lassa fever state in Ogun has increased from 60 persons to 110.

The first victim, 28-year-old lady is said to have travelled to Ebonyi for a burial ceremony, on getting back to Ogun state she stated showing symptoms of Lassa fever.