BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms Four New Cases Of Coronavirus

In News 2020-03-19 13:37:04
BREAKING: Nigeria  Confirms Four New Cases Of Coronavirus
BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms Four New Cases Of Coronavirus

By Olamide Fadoju

 

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has announced four new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

 

Abayomi while holding a press conference, Thursday also revealed that 1300 people are being traced for possibly being in contact with the virus.

 

According to the Health Commissioner, 19 people took the Coronavirus test on Wednesday in Lagos and four tested positive to the virus.

 

Speaking further on the new cases, he revealed that it includes a woman who tested positive to the disease after contact with a UK returnee who has also tested positive; another woman who returned from France on 14th of March on a Turkish airline TK 1830.

 

The third case, a Nigerian male in his 50s who had not travelled anywhere, and the fourth another Nigerian male who arrived the country on 13th of March from Frankfurt to Lagos on Lufthansa airline, flight number LH568.

 

He revealed the newly infected are currently receiving for treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

 

 Nigeria now has twelve confirmed cases of the virus.