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Health Commissioner warns Nigerians, says UK returnees should self-quarantine



The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has advised those on the British Airways flight that arrived in Lagos on March 13 to stay at home or isolate themselves for 14 days.

The Commissioner made the announcement on Tuesday through his Twitter handle following the confirmation of another case of Coronavirus in Lagos.

This is the third case of the virus in Nigeria and a new case-independent of the index case.

The patient is a 30-year-old Nigerian female who returned from the United Kingdom on March 13, observed self-isolation and developed symptoms, thereby testing positive.

She is now receiving treatment in the Mainland at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

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