Second Confirm Coronavirus Case in Nigeria Tests Negative to the Virus

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Osagie Ehanire

The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said the second confirmed coronavirus case in Nigeria has now tested negative of the virus.

Mr Ehanire said that the country has so far reported only two cases; one in the index case, an Italian businessman who had flown into the country and the second, one of the persons who had been in contact with the index case.

Meanwhile, the minister said the country will continue with surveillance for the disease especially from those coming in from the airports. He said risk of importing the virus into the country is higher among air travelers than roads or sea.

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