Coronavirus: Nigeria Records First Coronavirus Death

Coronavirus death toll in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed the first Coronavirus  death in Nigeria.

The NCDC via its Twitter handle, @NCDCgov, on Monday said, "The first #COVID19 death in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the United Kingdom.

"He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy."

The Coronavirus rates have increased in the last twenty four hours, spreading across states.