Lagos State confirms third case of Coronavirus

Ebun Francis|The Lagos State government on Tuesday confirmed the third case Coronavirus Confirmed In in the state.

The Lagos State Ministry of Health while confirming the case, said the patient is a 30-year-old Nigerian female who returned from the United Kingdom on March 13, observed self-isolation and developed symptoms, and subsequently tested positive.

According to the ministry, the patient is now receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

The ministry further added that the state government has commenced the contact tracing of all passengers and all those who may have come in contact with this latest case.

This is the third case of the virus in Nigeria and a new case-independent of the index case.

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