A police officer has died of coronavirus at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Segun Orisajo, the FMC’s head of public relations, confirmed the development in a statement issued on Sunday.
According to him, the officer presented himself at the general outpatients department at the FMC on Friday, and died on the same day.
No further details were given on the identity of the officer, whose test result confirming him positive for COVID-19 was received on Sunday.
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“His body is being prepared for release to his family for burial in strict compliance with World Health Organisation’s guidelines,” the statement read.
“All staff who came in contact with the deceased are currently on self-isolation.”