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