Health minister: Somalia records first COVID-19 death
FILE PHOTO: Masks on display./Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Masks on display./Reuters

Somalia said on Wednesday said it had registered its first death from coronavirus. The Horn of African country's health minister said without giving details about the patient.

"We have confirmed one person who died of Corona (virus). May Allah show him mercy," health minister Fawziya Abikar Nur said in a Tweet and added four new cases of the virus had been detected, bringing the country's total number of people infected to 12.

Source(s): Reuters