Nigeria Records First Casualty from COVID – 19
Nigeria’s first casualty from COVID 19 has been recorded. He is the former Managing Director of PPMC, a subsidiary of NNPC.
Mr Achimugu died in the early hours of this morning. Mr Achimugu got back from the United Kingdom two weeks ago and started exhibiting symptoms last Tuesday.
The family promptly reported to the NCDC and they came to the house and took his blood specimen.
They never got back to the family until yesterday.
As of yesterday afternoon, he was coughing profusely. So they called the NCDC to inquire about his results and it turned out positive.
They picked him up and rushed him to Gwagwalada.
He died at 2am this morning.
His family are currently under quarantine in their house. According to NCDC sources, the Disease centre will handle the burial.