Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria

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A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Nigeria

The newly confirmed case is not a new importation, but a contact of the Index case, the Italian, who has since been in isolation and was under clinical follow up.

The second confirmed case is currently does not manifest any clinical symptoms, is comfortable and in care at Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos.

This latest update is as confirmed by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control in its official website.

All other contacts of the index case in Ogun and Lagos will remain in isolation and testing will be carried out on those not yet tested, including some in other states.

Currently, 40 persons in Ogun and 20 in Lagos are under isolation and have remained free of any symptoms according to the NCDC.

All other contacts of the index case in Ogun and Lagos will remain in isolation and testing will be carried out on those not yet tested, including some in other states, the NCDC said.

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