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Coronavirus: Three Fresh Cases Confirmed In Lagos State

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COVID-19: Coronavirus News Update For Friday, May 29, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that three new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Lagos State.

The NCDC confirmed the fresh cases in a post on its website on Sunday morning.

“On the 22nd of March 2020, three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 25 cases have been confirmed, two cases have been discharged and there has been no death from COVID-19 in Nigeria

“All three new cases are in Lagos State. They are being treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,” the NCDC said.

Naija News reports that the Oyo State government led by Governor Seyi Makinde on Sunday morning confirmed the first of Coronavirus in the state.

Governor Makinde said the first Coronavirus in Oyo is a returnee from the United Kingdom whose initial tests had shown negative for the virus.

The state governor said in the statement that further tests have proven the UK returnee positive.

He further revealed that the suspected case in Ekiti who died due to unknown reasons also slept in a hotel in Ona-Ara local government.

Makinde added that a returnee from the United States has also been placed on self-isolation after showing signs of the disease.

Governor Makinde said the result was released at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020, adding that the Oyo State Public Health Officials are collaborating with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan’s team on the case.



Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.