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A close-up view of a swab used by medical workers tend to administer the coronavirus test at the drive-in center at ProHealth Care on March 21, 2020 in Jericho, New York (image courtesy: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Barely a week after Nigeria recorded its first death from coronavirus case, it has confirmed the second on Monday, Concise News reports.

This was announced by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, during a media briefing on Monday, March 30, 2020.

“As of today, we have recorded 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“Till date, 3 persons have been discharged after successful treatment.

“But sadly, another fatality was recorded over the weekend,” he said.

The minister said the patient had severe underlying illnesses believed to have weighed heavily on his death from the infection.

 


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