LAGOS STATE CONFIRMS A THIRD CASE OF COVID-19

17/03/20

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DANIELS G.O

ANOTHER CASE OF COVID -19 HAS BEEN CORFIRMED BY THE LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH MAKING IT THE 3RD CASE TO BE CONFIRMED IN THE STATE SO FAR

THE PATIENT IS SAID TO BE A THIRTY YEAR OLD NIGERIAN WHO RETURNED TO THE COUNTRY FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM ON THE THIRTEENTH OF MARCH, SELF ISOLATED HERSELF AND DEVELOPED SYMPTOMS AND LATER TESTED POSITIVE.

SPEAKING DURING A PRESS BRIEFING ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN LAGOS ,THE COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH PROFESSOR AKIN ABAYOMI SAID SHE HAD BEEN MOVED TO THE ISOLATION CENTRE TWO AT YABA.

THE COMMISSIONER SAID THEY HAVE ALSO STARTED TRACING THE CONTACTS BEGINNING WITH HER IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND PEOPLE SHE BOARDED THE SAME FLIGHT WITH INTO THE COUNTRY.

THE NEW CASE WHICH BRINGS TO A TOTAL OF THREE CASES RECORDED SO FAR IN NIGERIA IS INDEPENDENT OF THE INDEX ITALIAN CASE.
ABAYOMI NOTED THAT SCHOOLS MAY SOON BE CLOSED TO PREVENT SPREAD OF THE VIRUS.

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