Nigeria records 2nd coronavirus death
The fatality 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.
This comes one week after the country’s first death was recorded.
Nigeria has recorded a total of 111 cases in 12 states.