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Breaking! COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms Four New Cases


Commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi said four new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed by the Lagos state ministry of health on Thursday.

While speaking with newsmen on Thursday, the state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi said a total of 19 tests were performed on suspected cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 4 tested positive.

This is coming in barely 24 hours the country announced fresh five cases.

The commissioner added that, the first of the four new cases is a woman who had contact with the woman who came from UK some days ago who was tested positive.

Continuing, the second new case was a female who returned from France on 14th of March on a Turkish airline TK 1830.

While third case, was a Nigerian man in his 50s who had not travelled anywhere, but was tested positive to the disease.

And lastly stated that the 4th new case was a Nigerian male who arrived in the country on the 13th of March from Frankfurt to Lagos on Lufthansa airline, flight number LH568.

It was gathered that, currently, Contact tracing has led to over 1,300 people right but measures are in place to contact them.

Hence, Nigeria  has confirmed the total number of 12 coronavirus cases in the country.

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