Azerbaijan confirmed its first death from the coronavirus on Thursday.
The country’s operational headquarters on coronavirus said the victim was a 51-year-old woman who had recently returned from Iran.
She sought medical attention in the capital Baku after developing symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
She tested positive for the disease and was admitted for treatment, but passed away in the capital on Thursday.
Azerbaijan has reported a total of nine cases until now.
The worlwide death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 4,600, with over 124,000 confirmed cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The virus originated in Wuhan, China, last