September 22, 2021

The Lagos State government has announced another new case of coronavirus disease, COVID-19 on Tuesday. The case is a 30 year old Nigeria woman, who is a member of Non- Government Organization community, who travelled from the United Kingdom, UK to Lagos on March 13, 2020.

She has been on self-isolation but developed symptoms after some days and she was tested positive at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba.

The Commissioner for health, Prof Akin Abayomi who made the announcement this morning said she is now in isolation and receiving care at IDH. He said hers was a new case which is independent from the index case (Italian man).

He said he and his team has commenced the contact tracing of all passengers and all those who may have come in contact with this latest case.

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