Nigeria is now CORONAVIRUS FREE after two patients recovered fully

Coronavirus in Nigeria
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Nigeria is one of the countries that is Coronavirus free which is a shock to the world. They had two cases but now tested negative. First and second coronavirus patient has fully recovered and is back home. This means Nigeria has no cases of coronavirus.

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the person, who had contact with the index case, had no symptoms of the COVID 19.

he minister also said, “Between January 7 and March 12, 2020, a total of 42 people who met our case definition have been screened for COVID 19 in Edo, Lagos, Ogun, Yobe, Rivers and Kano states, and the Federal Capital Territory.

“40 tested negative and two were confirmed positive. These two are the index case and contact with the index case. No death has been recorded.”

Meanwhile, all 179 people on isolation who had contact with the index case have also been released.

More African countries are recording new cases of the coronavirus with countries with cases now over 12 and number of cases surpassing 110.

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