- The test result of a suspected coronavirus case in Enugu state has come out negative
- The state government said the test result has been verified by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control
- The suspected case which has turned negative is a female who just returned to Enugu after spending five months in the UK
There is no new confirmed case of coronavirus in Nigeria as the Enugu state government has announced that the test result of the suspected case in the state is negative.
Channels TV reports that the state government said the test was carried out at the Irua Specialist Hospital.
Legit.ng gathers that the state's Ministry of Health confirmed that the result was also corroborated by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The suspected case which has turned negative is a female who just returned to Enugu after spending five months in the United Kingdom.
The citizens and residents in the state were advised to go about their daily business activities as they observe all the recommended preventive measures,
Meanwhile, following the discovery of two cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, experts have expressed worry that there could be spread of COVID-19 in the country in the next two weeks.
The experts insisted that it is inevitable to prevent the disease since Nigeria has been identified as one of the 13 countries in Africa at a high risk of being overwhelmed by the virus due to weak health sector.
The index case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Nigeria, a 44-year-old Italian, on Thursday, March 12, completed the 14-day isolation recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
In another related report, a young Nigerian lady, Ayishat Akanbi, has confirmed the death of her cousin, who is a medical doctor.
Ayishat said her cousin died in London after suffering from the effect of coronavirus that has affected over 120,000 and caused thousands of deaths across the world.
"My cousin who is a doctor and in her early 30s died of coronavirus this morning for anyone irresponsible enough to think black people are immune," she said with many of her followers asking her to remain strong and praying for the dead.
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