The Honourable Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria.
This has been the first reported case in Nigeria, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, since the beginning of the outbreak in China in January 2020.
According to report, the patient is said to be clinically stabled and is being managed at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos State.
Nigerians have also been assured that all measures are in place to respond appropriately.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease control (NCDC) said that they were working with Lagos State ministry of Health to identify contacts and initiate response accordingly.