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Coronavirus: NCDC Reports 18 Suspected Cases Of Covid-19 In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that a total of 18 suspected cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria.

The NCDC also revealed that there is no new confirmed case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The 18 people identified by the NCDC in Lagos, Ogun, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as suspected cases, are the latest figure as of March 4, 2020.

It was gathered that 78 people out of the 148 passengers on the same flight with the infected Italian man have been interviewed.

The report added:

“The confirmed case is clinically and psychologically stable at the designated treatment facility for COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba, Lagos.

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level Three, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”




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