The government service of wellbeing has affirmed the main instance of coronavirus illness (COVID-19) case in Nigeria. The case, which was affirmed on Thursday, February 27 is the first to be accounted for in the nation since the start of the episode the viral sickness in China in January. The case is an Italian resident who works in Nigeria and came back from Milan, Italy to Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday, February 25.
An announcement marked by the priest of wellbeing, Dr Osagie Enahire, said the case was affirmed by the virology research facility of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
“The patient is clinically steady, with no genuine manifestations, and is being overseen at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos,” the announcement noted.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has promptly actuated its national crisis activities focus to work intimately with Lagos state wellbeing specialists to react to this case and execute firm control measures.
“I wish to guarantee all Nigerians that have we have been expanding our readiness capacities since the main affirmation of cases in China, and we will utilize all the assets made accessible by the legislature to react to this case,” the clergyman expressed