Coronavirus: Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria


The Lagos State Ministry of Health on March 17, 2020 confirmed a new case of the deadly COVID-19 disease in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Lagos State Ministry in a tweet on its official Twitter handle said the patient is an independent case not connected with the index case.

“The carrier, a 30-year-old Nigerian female who returned from the United Kingdom on Friday, 13 March 2020, observed self-isolation, developed symptoms and has been tested positive.

She is now receiving care in Mainland General Hospital.
A tweet from the verified Twitter account of the Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the case,” the tweet read.

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