Despite measures to avoid deaths and stem the spread of coronavirus, the deadly pandemic has finally killed a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK. Disclosing this via its verified twitter handle, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said, “The 1st #COVID19 death in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes & was undergoing chemotherapy. Our thoughts are with his family”. It had been reported the rise in the number of affected persons. Currently, the country has a total number of 35 confirmed cases which include the son of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.