Tanzania man succumbs to Covid-19 in first virus death

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania has recorded its first Covid-19 death.

While making the announcement on Tuesday, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu said the 49-year-old man succumbed to the coronavirus at Mloganzila in Dar es Salaam.

“I regret to announce that we have registered the first Covid-19 death in the country,” Ms Mwalimu said in a statement.

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“The deceased is a Tanzanian man who was also suffering from other health complications….May his soul rest in peace,” added Ms Mwalimu.

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