Nigeria confirms first fatality from coronavirus - NCDC

The patient was a 67-year-old man who returned following a medical procedure in the United Kingdom with underlying medical conditions.

FILE: Fridge in a mortuary. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN

LAGOS – Nigeria confirmed its first fatality from coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said in a tweet on Monday.

The patient was a 67-year-old man who returned following a medical procedure in the United Kingdom with underlying medical conditions including multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy, the NCDC said.

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