Coronavirus: First COVID-19 Death Recorded in Nigeria (NCDC Portal)

The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC)has confirmed the first death case of COVID-19 in the country. Get more information on the NCDC portal, and more updates on the first recorded Coronavirus-related death in the West African Country as things stand.

First Coronavirus Death Recorded in Nigeria

According to the information on the NCDC official Twitter handle, the case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions (multiple myeloma and diabetes) and was undergoing chemotherapy.

A Nation Braced for A COVID-19 Pandemic

Meanwhile, most establishments in Lagos have complied with the Lagos State Government restriction including religious gatherings as part of the measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. Five new cases have also been reported to have come up as at the time of this write-up.

It is only reasonable that the Nigerian Government is preparing to control the Coronavirus Pandemic the best they can. We will continue working nonstop to bring you dependable and trustworthy information. You can also get more information from the Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC portal.

A Message to Readers

With the uncertainty encompassing the occurrence of the Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) pandemic, citizens are advised to share the right information and not spread fear and panic at this crucial moment. All through these difficult occasions, the information should and will stay open for everyone. 

We wind up in noteworthy conditions this year. The COVID-19 pandemic clarifies our worldwide human connection and the obligations we owe to each other. We have no point of reference for its difficulties, yet we do realize that our best reaction depends on the kind of worldwide sympathy, collaboration, and network assembling that sit at the core of our development. 

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