Breaking : Third Case of Coronavirus Confirmed in Lagos
By Precious Okon and Kenneth Tobi
The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed a third case of coronavirus in Lagos.
The ministry made this known on its official twitter handle.
According to the tweet, the reported case is a 30-year-old woman who returned from the United Kingdom on the 13th of March. She observed self-isolation after developing symptoms and is presently receiving care at the Mainland General Hospital, Yaba.
Breaking!— LSMOH (@LSMOH) March 17, 2020
Third case of #COVID19NIGERIA confirmed in Lagos.
- This is a new case independent of the index case
- 30 year old Nigerian, female
- Returned from the UK on 13th March
- Observed self-Isolation, developed symptoms
- Tested positive
- Now at Mainland GH receiving care pic.twitter.com/f8osZk4Ba4
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has called on passengers who arrived Lagos on the same flight with the woman to isolate themselves.
Breaking! #COVID19Lagos Updates— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 17, 2020
If you are a passenger on flight BA 75 that arrived in Lagos on 13th March, 2020, stay at home and isolate yourself for 14 days.
Call @LSMOH hotlines now; 08000corona, 08023169485,
08052817243, 08028971864, 08059758886, 08035387653 pic.twitter.com/TIzkV3z0U0