First head of state dies from the Coronavirus

First head of state dies from the Coronavirus

LOBAMBA – Prime Minister of Eswatini Ambrose Dlamini yesterday became the first head of state to die of the novel coronavirus.

Dlamini, 52, was admitted in a hospital in South Africa, where he breathed his last on Sunday afternoon.

He was asymptomatic, and claimed to be feeling well, but was transferred to the hospital, *TheSouthAfrican *reported.

According to his deputy Themba Masuku: “Their Majesties have requested that I inform the Nation of the sad and untimely passing away of his Excellency the Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini. His Excellency passed on this afternoon while under medical care in a hospital in South Africa,” Masuku said in a short statement.