APR 18, in Nigeria from coronavirus infection has died, the head of administration of the President of Nigeria Abba Chiari. About this informed the head of state, Muhammad Buhari, reports Reuters.
Chiari was 67 years old, he suffered from chronic diseases, including diabetes. He died in a private hospital in the former Nigerian capital Lagos.
The Agency notes that the 77-year-old Bukhari used his chief of staff as the link for communication with members of the Nigerian government.
About Chiari infected with coronavirus became known on March 24. Before that, he was abroad, particularly in Germany.
Chiari is the most senior victim COVID-19.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 18, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2.3 million, of which 158 thousand died, nearly 590 thousand recovered.
Nigeria recorded 17 victims of the coronavirus.