BREAKING: Nigeria records first death from Coronavirus

Coronavirus, first death in nigeria, NCDCThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the first mortality from the deadly Coronavirus disease since its first case in Nigeria on 27 February.

The victim is said to be a 67-year-old Nigerian who flew into the country from the United Kingdom. He is also said to have underlying medical conditions too which must have fast-tracked the Covik-19 virus from taking down his immune system.

In a tweet, the 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.”Coronavirus, first death in nigeria, NCDC

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