COVID-19 : Nigeria's Second Patient Recovers

In News 2020-03-13 11:40:21
COVID-19 : Nigeria's Second Patient Recovers
COVID-19 : Nigeria's Second Patient Recovers

By Olamide Fadoju

 

Nigeria now has just one confirmed case of the coronavirus.

 

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire during a media briefing on Friday confirmed that the second case of the Covid-19 has now tested negative.

 

According to Dr. Enahire, the person who had contact with the Italian citizen “has cleared the virus and will soon be allowed to go home “ after testing negative.

 

The Health Minister also revealed that the only remaining case, the Italian citizen in Nigeria, is responding to treatment and might be released as early next week if he continues to get better.

 

“The index case is clinically stable and is much improved. Stable progress until next week will guide the medical team in discharging him.

 

Meanwhile, The minister also revealed that a group of four teachers from the United States, and their two students are currently in quarantine.