Three new suspects tested for coronavirus in Lagos, Ogun

The Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr Tomi Coker, on Tuesday, hinted that the state had two associated cases with COVID-19 in the last 48 hours however have tested negative.

She said this while leading the World Health Organization, Africa Regional Office and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control team on a working visit to the Office of the state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

The working visit was said to be in regard of the index Coronavirus case traced to an Italian national victim, who worked as a consultant to a company in the State.

The Commissioner, who gave reports on the state government’s readiness, stated, “We have had two cases over the weekend that have proven negative, and we have likewise had to investigate more in the last 48 hours however they ended up being negative cases.”

Meanwhile, Lagos State has quarantined and tested a Chinese national who arrived in the nation via an Ethiopian Airline plane.

The Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, said the Chinese has been moved to the Lagos State Isolation Center for the novel coronavirus test.