BREAKING: New Case of Coronavirus Hits Nigeria

BREAKING: New Case of Coronavirus Hits Nigeria

Another case of the novel Coronavirus disease has been confirmed in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Tuesday that the new case came in through British Airways.

The affected person is a 30-year-old Nigerian lady, who returned from the United Kingdom on March 13.

The Ministry of Health said she is now at Mainland General Hospital receiving treatment.

Abayomi said passengers on the same flight with the UK-returnee should stay at home and self-isolate themselves for 14 days.

“Contact tracing of all passengers and all those who may have come in contact with this latest case has commenced,” he said.

Prof. Akin Abayomi Tweeted:

Breaking! #COVID19Lagos Updates
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

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 17, 2020

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