Nigeria’s Minister of health ,Dr Osagie Ehanire has on Friday confirmed that a case of coronavirus has been reported in Lagos.
Ehanire said on his twitter that “The Federal Ministry of Health @FMoHNigeria has confirmed a coronavirus disease #COVID19 case in Lagos State.
The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the beginning of the outbreak in China in January 2020. https://t.co/cMf3NnkU0x
The patient, a foreign national with no serious symptoms, has been placed in treatment with the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
@NCDCGov is working closely with @LSMoH to identify all contacts of the patient.
@FMoHNigeria will continue to provide update ”