Gboah.com: Nigeria Confirms Third Case Of Coronavirus In The Country…Carrier - Female UK Returnee (Details)

Nigeria Confirms Third Case Of Coronavirus In The Country…Carrier - Female UK Returnee (Details)


The third case of coronavirus in Nigeria has been confirmed in Lagos.. The Lagos State Ministry of Health, which confirmed the case, said the patient is detached with the record case.

The infected, a 30-year-old Nigerian female who came back from the United Kingdom on Friday, observed self-isolation, developed symptoms and tested positive.

The state Ministry of Health posted on its Twitter handle:

Breaking!
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



She is getting care in Mainland General Hospital.

Then, Lagos State Ministry of Health has started following persons who were on British Airways flight 75 which arrived Lagos on March 13 with the subsequent list case of coronavirus.

In a tweet on Tuesday, the state commissioner for health, Prof Akin Abayomi, advised such persons to self-isolate for 14 days and call its phone numbers.

“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…,” the tweet read.

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