It has been an intense battle between coronavirus and entire world since January. Unlike other African nations, Nigeria have had a fewer cases, thanks to the superb response from the Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Nigerian Center For Disease Control in managing the pandemic.
Earlier today, the Lagos State Ministry of Health announced that a new case of coronavirus has been discovered making this the third case in Nigeria.
Here’s what you should know:
1) This is a totally new case independent of the previously infected people.
2) The infected person recently got back from the U.K and took some measures.
3) Stay calm. Don’t panic. The patient is receiving care and being monitored closely at Mainland General Hospital.
The Government has also advised that people who recently got back from the BA 75 flight on the 13th of March should isolate themselves.
Breaking! #COVID19Lagos Updates
If you are a passenger on flight BA 75 that arrived in Lagos on 13th March, 2020, stay at home and isolate yourself for 14 days.
Call @LSMOH hotlines now; 08000corona, 08023169485,
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— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 17, 2020
While we await updates, ensure you stay calm, stay safe and don’t spread fake news.