A 64-year-old Nigerian woman, Mmaete Greg, has died in Britain from coronavirus.
Mmaete, who resided in London, was said o have died on Monday, March 6, a close relative to the deceased, Edoamaowo Udeme, posted on her Facebook page on Monday (yesterday).
Udeme wrote: “Goodbye Aunty Maette Mercy, may you be our first and last coronavirus sacrifice in our family. I pray your husband and children come out of this sad situation. I feel for Janet, Wendy, Albert and your beloved Cherish. I feel for your husband Greg.” Ud
Udeme said her late aunt lived and worked in the UK for over forty years and later retired from the service of the Metropolitan Police years before her death.
The relative of the deceased said her late aunt hailed from Ikot Nya in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Udeme narrated, “My elder brother based in Liberia called me a few days back that her daughter told him that she was in Intensive Care Unit due to COVID-19. All I could do was pray. Then yesterday, I got a message that she had passed.”
There are over 50,000 coronavirus cases in the UK. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is currently lying in intensive station in a London hospital after contacting the virus. At least, 5,000 people have died in the UK from coronavirus.