Nigerian Who Contracted Coronavirus Infection From Italian Expatriate Isolated
Nigeria’s Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed the second case of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Osagie, this morning, during a news conference at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), disclosed that the second victim had contact at work in Ewekoro, Ogun State with the Italian index man, currently being managed in Lagos.
The health minister, in company with the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of UBTH, Prof. Darlington Obaseki; and the Chairman of the Board of the federal hospital, Bashorun Adedoja Adewolu, among other eminent personalities, insisted that the second case was not the driver who drove the index from Lagos to Ewekoro.
Osagie revealed that many persons who had contact with the index were still being thoroughly traced by experts, while urging Nigerians and other residents not to panic, with all the health professionals and other stakeholders working round the clock to address developments, with researches ongoing.