A 30 years old Nigerian lady has tested positive to Coronavirus in Lagos, Nigeria adding up to the total cases in Africa. She is currently receiving treatment.
Lagos State commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, twitted this on Tuesday morning while confirming the third case of Coronavirus in Lagos. He said the case is a 30-year-old Nigerian lady who returned from the United Kingdom on March 13.
She is now in isolation and receiving care at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
“Contact tracing of all passengers and all those who may have come in contact with this latest case has commenced,” the Commissioner twitted.
The Honourable Minister @Fmohnigeria has announced the 3rd case of #COVID19 in Nigeria— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 17, 2020
The case is a Nigerian who returned to Lagos from UK & developed symptoms during her 14-day self-isolation
She is clinically stable & is being treated at Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos pic.twitter.com/eRKAAx3JzK
Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country has been on high alert since the first case. Authorities especially in Lagos along with the disease control outfit, have been giving regular updates on developments.