Four new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Lagos

by NewsNG Editor

The Lagos State Government has announced four new cases of coronavirus.

The state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, revealed this in an ongoing press conference.

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The total figures of coronavirus patients in Nigeria has risen to 12.

Lagos State health commissioner Akin Abayomi announced the new cases in Ikeja during a press conference.

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Abayomi disclosed that 14 people were tested but four tested positive for the coronavirus adding that one of the new index cases had contact with the third confirmed case in Nigeria.

The commissioner said one of the patients, a Nigerian female, came into Lagos on Saturday, March 14, 2020, in a Turkish airline TK1830.

A Nigerian man in his 50s who never travelled anywhere is among the new four cases, Abayomi said.

He said the last patient is a Nigerian male who arrived the country in a Lufthansa (airline) LH568 on Friday, March 13, 2020.

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