The Lagos State Government in conjunction with the Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed the first case of Corona Virus in Nigeria.
Following the announcement, different precautions have been put in the place by the Government to prevent the spread.
In a latest statement, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu while briefing the press on the first confirmed case of Coronavirus COVID19 in the state. The governor said the patient came in through the Turkish airline, and he is doing well under supportive therapy.
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire also said the patient is now stable and being managed by the Lagos state ministry of health. Efforts are being made to identify and trace contacts of the index case, especially of others on the same plane.
He said, “We are working with the airline through which the index case came into the country, so as to get the manifest.”