The management of Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, has said it recorded a coronavirus related death.
The deceased, a 43-year-old patient infected with the virus was said to have died after his sample was taken for medical test.
The death of the patient was confirmed in a statement on Friday by the hospital’s spokesman, Segun Orisajo, who informed that two new cases of the virus were recorded yesterday.
He said that one of the two patients, a trader in Ota, died before the outcome of the result of her samples.
He also said that the second patient was a 40-year-old man, who was presented on referral from Joga Orile Primary Health Centre.
Orisajo said; “She was presented in the Centre on Friday, May 29, 2020 and was being managed for decompensated chronic liver disease and COVID-19.
“The deceased was subsequently screened but passed away later that day.
“The result of her samples returned positive some moments ago,” he added.