HEALTH

Nigeria’s Prime Covid-19 Patient to be Discharged Soon_Ada Nkong

The prime Covid-19 patient in Nigeria will soon be discharged.

Minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community on measures being taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of of the disease.

The minister emphasised that there are only two confirmed cases in Nigeria, the Italian who is the index case and the second , a primary contact of the Italian.

The Italian citizen was confirmed to have the Coronavirus after series of tests were carried out by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in February.

The Commissioner of Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi had earlier disclosed that the health of the Coronavirus patient was improving.

Professor Abayomi urged the residents not to panic and assured them that the government was putting necessary measures in place to curb the spread of the virus.

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