Fear in Lagos as the first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria confirmed
An Italian man who work in Lagos Nigeria has been diagnosed with the disease and has been taken to the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos.
This was revealed by the Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday.
The patient returned from Italy on the 25th of February 2020.
In a statement released by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire reads in part;
I wish to assure all Nigerians that have we have been beefing up our preparedness capabilities since the first confirmation of cases in China, and we will use all the resources made available by the government to respond to this case.
We have already started working to identify all the contacts of the patient, since he entered Nigeria