A 75-year-old woman has died of coronavirus-related complications in Ekiti State. This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday.
With the new fatality, the number of COVID-19 deaths has increased to two in the state.
“We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control-accredited laboratory for testing returned positive of the #COVID-19 virus infection.
“The new positive case, a 75-year-old female, has died from complications of the virus,” it tweeted.
Earlier, the NCDC announced that 284 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Ekiti and 12 other states.