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Just-In: First Case Of Coronavirus Death Recorded in Nigeria



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The First case COVID-19 death has been confirmed in  Nigeria

Naija News Understands that the victim, Suleiman Achumugu, former managing director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), died at 2 am earlier today

The deceased, an indigene of Kogi State, was said to have returned from the United Kingdom two weeks ago.

He was said to have started exhibiting the symptoms of the virus on Tuesday and the case was reported to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who took his blood specimen for a test. He tested positive and was evacuated to the specialist hospital, Gwagwalada in Abuja but died while receiving treatment.

here is a confirmation from NCDC twitter handle


More Details coming soon

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