Nigeria records second coronavirus death today

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9jatalkative reports that Nigeria records second coronavirus death today according to the nigerian minster for health Osagie Ehanire

Dr Osagie Ehanire, made this known during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on coronavirus in Abuja today

Despite Nigeria recording five more recoveries from the dreaded coronavirus today, there has been another death from the virus

While he made the announcement that Nigeria records second coronavirus death today, he said:

“Till date, three persons have been discharged after successful treatment. But sadly, another fatality was recorded over the weekend in the person of a patient who had severe underlying illnesses.

“We have intensified contact tracing and our strategy remains to promptly detect cases, isolate them, and follow up with their contacts and also isolate and treat, in order to reduce the spread of the infection.”

“As of today, the 30th of March, 2020, we have recorded 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria of which 68 are in Lagos, 21 in the FCT, seven in Oyo, three in Ogun, two in Bauchi, two in Edo, two in Osun, two in Enugu, and one each in Benue, Ekiti, Kaduna and Rivers States”

He assured Nigerians that the recent confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country is as a result of travellers coming into the country

The update from the minister which is confirmed by the nigerian center for disease control, NCDC

The coronavirus is a worldwide epidemic has been responsible for the death of over 35,000 persons all over the world counting today

And over 741,000 people also reported to have been infected by the dreaded coronavirus all over the world

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