The Nigerian Center for Disease Control has announced the country’s first death from the Coronavirus.
The Center told the BBC, Monday, 23 March 2020 that the victim was a 67-year-old man who returned to the country following a medical procedure in the United Kingdom.
He had underlying medical conditions and was undergoing chemotherapy.
At the same time, Ghana has reported three new cases of coronavirus, bringing to 24 the total of confirmed infection cases in the country.
The patients include 17 Ghanaians and foreign nationals from Norway, China, France and the United Kingdom.
According to report, they are in isolation and receiving treatment.
The country’s only confirmed death was a Lebanese patient who died last Saturday. He had an underlying health condition.
President Nana Akufo-Addo, has announced that Ghana would shut all its borders starting midnight on Sunday to curb the spread of the virus.