Morocco Records First COVID-19 Death In Africa

The Moroccan health ministry yesterday confirmed the continent’s first COVID-19 death after an 89-year-old woman who had tested positive for the virus died under medical supervision at a hospital in Casablanca, The Herald reports.

According to the publication, the woman had been living in Italy and she came back to Morocco in late February and tested positive for the virus before she died. However according to health officials she also:

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suffered from chronic illnesses affecting the respiratory and cardiovascular system.

Meanwhile, Kinshasa DRC recorded its first case, a Belgian citizen who has been in DRC for a few days.

More: The Herald

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