Nigeria’s index case tests negative for Coronavirus

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Nigeria’s first confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19), an Italian on a business trip, has now tested negative for the virus, the Lagos State Government said Thursday, March 19.

The Italian has been on quarantine and receiving treatment since he was discovered to have contracted the virus in late February, Channels TV reports.

The news of his recovery was announced by Professor Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, during a press conference in Lagos.

According to Prof. Abayomi, the Italian will be released after another negative result.

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