BREAKING: Nigeria reports first coronavirus death

March 23, 2020

The first death of coronavirus has just been confirmed in Nigeria, this is coming after five new cases were reported earlier today.

The coronavirus pandemic has spread across the globe, with over 340,000 people infected and over 14,000 deaths also recorded globally.

In Nigeria, there have been 36 cases of the virus, while two people have recovered and discharged, the country has just recorded the first coronavirus death.

Taking to Twitter the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) wrote;

“The 1st #COVID19 death in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned home following medical treatment in UK

He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes & was undergoing chemotherapy

Our thoughts are with his family”

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