Four New Coronavirus Cases Recorded In Lagos

LAGOS MARCH 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has announced that the state has four new cases of coronavirus.

Abayomi revealed this on Thursday during a press conference.

The commissioner said 19 tests were performed on suspected cases and contacts of the five cases announced on Wednesday, out of which four turned positive.

According to him, one of the four new cases is a female who had contact with the Nigerian woman who returned from the UK and currently receiving treatment for testing positive.

The second person is a Nigerian female who returned from France via a Turkish airline (TK 1830) on March 14.

Another confirmed case is a Nigerian male in his 50s who had never travelled anywhere. He tested positive and had since been admitted.

Abayomi said the fourth case is a Nigerian male who arrived in Nigeria on March 13 from Frankfurt, Germany on Luftansa flight LH 568.

“What we have is a combination of imported cases and local transmission,” he said.

The ministry is currently tracking over 1,300 people suspected to be infected.

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