Minister of Health Confirms That The Patient With Coronavirus In Lagos State Is Set To Be Discharged Soon


The Italian man who has the index case of Coronavirus in Nigeria is set to be discharged soon, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has confirmed.

Earlier today, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community about measures taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria, stated that the Italian man with Coronavirus will be discharged soon.

According to Dr Osagie Ehanire, there are only two confirmed cases in Nigeria as of now; the index case and the second who was a primary contact of the index case.

Recall that last month, the 44-year-old Italian citizen was confirmed positive after a series of test for Coronavirus COVID-19 were carried out by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

The Commissioner of Health in Lagos identified as Professor Akin Abayomi in February 29, also made it known that the health of the Coronavirus patient was improving. He disclosed this while addressing journalists and giving an update on the patient who was being managed at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, Lagos.

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