COVID-19: Nigeria records first [email protected] with 36 confirmed cases and 2 discharge

Nigeria have recorded their first death of the novel Coronavirus. Already, they have 36 confirmed cases of the pandemic.

The NCDC on their official Twitter handle explained that the death case is a male, 67years who returned from the UK following a medical treatment.

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“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” NCDC tweeted