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Nigeria confirms third Coronavirus case

By Wendy Amarteifio
Nigeria confirms third coronavirus case
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 Nigeria has confirmed a third case of coronavirus infection in the country.

The patient is a 30 year-old Nigerian female who flew into the commercial city of Lagos from the UK on 13 March.

Lagos State Ministry of Health has tweeted that she was under self-Isolation when she developed symptoms. She is receiving care at Mainland General Hospital.

Nigeria reported sub-Saharan Africa’s first case of the coronavirus in February.

The Federal Government announced on Monday that it will keep its borders open, even to tourists from high-risk countries, the Punch newspaper reports.

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Minister of State for Health Dr Olorunnibe Mamora is quoted as saying that they will screen visitors from France, Germany, Spain, China, Japan, Iran, Italy and South Korea.