Suspected cases of Covid-19 in Lagos tests negative – Commissioner


Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has announced that all three suspected cases of Coronavirus in the state have tested negative to the virus.

In a tweet on Friday evening, the commissioner said the patients have been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in the Yaba area of Lagos state.

“All the three #COVID19 suspected cases; travellers from France, England and China whose samples were collected yesterday for analysis have tested negative and they have been discharged,” he said.

Nigeria has so far confirmed only one case of the Coronavirus, in an Italian expatriate who arrived the country from Milan late February.

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