A 49 year old male succumbed to the pandemic in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. He was the first Tanzanian to die of COVID 19.
In a statement, Health Minister Mummy Mwalimu said, " I regret to announce that we have registered the first Covid-19 death in the country. "
“The deceased is a Tanzanian man who was also suffering from other health complications….May his soul rest in peace,” Ms Mwalimu said.
Tanzania has confirmed a total of 19 corona virus cases so far.
Credits; The Citizen