The Nigerian Government has confirmed the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
This was announced by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
This is coming one week after the country recorded its first death from the disease.
The first case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK.
The NCDC had reported that the first case had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy.