A Turkish man, aged 22, has died from the coronavirus, the Anadolu Efes Sports Club said, adding that their young fan suffered from asthma and epilepsy.
“We learned of our fan Seyfullah Yılmaz’s passing with great sadness,” Anadolu Efes said in a social media post about the 22 year old.
Taraftarlarımızdan Seyfullah Yılmaz’ın Covid-19 sebebiyle vefat ettiğini büyük bir üzüntüyle öğrendik... Covid-19 sebebiyle tedavi gören herkese acil şifa, başta Seyfullah olmak üzere hayatını kaybetmiş tüm vatandaşlarımıza Allah'tan rahmet, yakınlarına ise başsağlığı dileriz. pic.twitter.com/WjkxhIQsPi— Anadolu Efes SK (@AnadoluEfesSK) April 4, 2020
While elderly individuals are considered to be the highest risk group for COVID-19, younger individuals have also died from it.
A total of 574 people have died from the virus in Turkey as of April 5, and some 27,069 are infected.