The Lagos state government on Tuesday confirmed a third case of coronavirus in the state.
This was disclosed by the state’s commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi, at a press conference in Lagos.
The state government had a few days ago confirmed that the second case was now free of the virus.
The new case who is said to be a 30-year-old Nigerian female is independent of the index case, according to the state government.
She returned to Nigeria from the UK 13th March, observed self-isolation after which she developed symptoms and later tested positive.
She is now at Mainland General Hospital receiving treatment.
Third case of #COVID19NIGERIA confirmed in Lagos.
– This is a new case independent of the index case
– 30 year old Nigerian, female
– Returned from the UK on 13th March
– Observed self-Isolation, developed symptoms
– Tested positive
– Now at Mainland GH receiving care pic.twitter.com/f8osZk4Ba4
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) March 17, 2020
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