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Coronavirus: More facts emerge on how Nigeria’s third case got infected

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More details have emerged as to how Nigeria’s third coronavirus case, a 30-year-old UK returnee, got infected. POLITICS NIGERIA reported that the patient has been on self-isolation for fourteen days before testing positive on Tuesday.

According to the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, the woman came in through the British airways. Meanwhile, it was gathered that the woman contracted the virus while attending a summit in the UK.

The friend of the victim, who identified himself only as Ayobami, told Punch newspaper that the victim spent a few days at the conference. According to him, the same conference was attended by the wife of the Prime Minister of Canada, Sophie Trudeau, who also recently tested positive for the infection.

POLITICS NIGERIA recalls that the Canadian Prime minister and his wife were among the eight confirmed cases of the disease reported last week. Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, has dealt a blow on the world economy and international engagements.

 

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Alfred Olufemi

Alfred writes to correct societal ills. His reports, which have gained national and international recognition, cut across politics, accountability of public officers and human rights. He tweets @iam_alfred1

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