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COVID- 19: Nigeria confirms third case

The lagos state commissioner of health Akin Abayomi, has confirmed the third case of CoronaVirus in Nigeria. He revealed this this news to a journalist at the government secretariat on tuesday.
“This is a new case independent of the index case of a 30 year-old Nigerian, female, who returned from the UK on 13th March,” the commissioner revealed.
The commissioner disclosed that, the patient who initially showed some signs of infection, observed self isolation and then later tested positive.
So far Nigeria has only witnessed three cases of the infection, with one linked to the index case later tested negative.
The first ever case to be recorded was that of an Italian, who came into the country for a business trip.
He spent few days within the country and visited lagos and Ogun state. In which he later fell ill and was tested positive on 27 February.

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