Nigeria records another death from COVID-19

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The minister of health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire announced on Monday the death of a second patient from the coronavirus disease.

Speaking at the first joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force in Abuja, the minister said: “Till date, three persons have been discharged after successful treatment but sadly, another fatality was recorded over the weekend in the person of a patient who had severe underlying illnesses.”

This brings the number of deaths in Nigeria to two.

Nigeria recorded its first COVID-19 death in a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK.

Nigeria has recorded 111 cases of Covid-19 as of Monday morning.

The presidential committee was set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to spearhead the coordination of anti-Covid-19 activities in the country.

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