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Nigeria Records 1st Covid19 Death As Lagos Confirms 3 New Patients

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Nigeria Records 1st Covid19 Death As Lagos Confirms 3 New Patients

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Nigeria Records 1st Covid-19 Death As Lagos Confirms 3 New Patients

The NCDC, (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control) today 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 centre also announced five new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria including two in the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), two in Lagos State and one in Edo State.

It said there are 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria but two have been discharged.

In another development, the Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 pandemic on Monday.

The ministry via its official twitter handle, @LSMOH, said, “Three new #COVID19 cases confirmed in Lagos.

“The first case is a Ukrainian who arrived in Nigeria on March 15 via a vessel.”

“The second case is a United Kingdom-based Nigerian, who arrived in the country in March via BA75.

“Third case a UK-based Nigerian, who arrived Lagos on March 13 via TK625.”

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