Nigeria records first Coronavirus Death

Nigeria  has recorded its first Coronavirus Death since the outbreak .According to a Nigeria local Newspaper , the sunnewsonline, the former MD of PPMC Suleiman Achimug Achimugu died of the diseases last night at approximately 2am. Mr  Achimugu  is reported to have arrived Nigeria from the UK two weeks ago, and on Tuesday last week  started showing symptoms of the disease .He was reported to be coughing  and with  other symptoms of  coronavirus , including high temperature . Test conducted showed he was positive to Coronavirus. 

Mr Achimugu was  rushed to the hospital at Gwagwalada, FCT and  died at 2 am Monday morning.His family are currently under quarantine in their house.Mr Achimugu is said to have underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and  diabetes  and was undergoing chemotherapy.

On Monday,23rd March  the NCDC announced that Nigeria now had a total number of 36 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. However, many analyst   think this  figure maybe more considering the fact that Nigeria has poor healthcare system and may not be able to accurately  track sickness and death records. 

 

 

 

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