Nigeria Responds to First Coronavirus Case in Sub-Saharan Africa ...

Details of the confirmed case of the pandemic corona virus earlier reported in Ondo State has emerged.
Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, The executive Governor of Ondo State, who revealed the details of the corona virus patient through his official twitter page, said that the index case was an Indian returnee military officer.
Recall that ngrealnews had reported that the index case was confirmed on Friday night by the Governor.
According To Akeredolu, military officer had been hiding since returning from India.
He added that index case whose name unknown now will soon be moved to the isolation center in Lagos State to commence treatment.
Akeredolu’s post on his official twitter page read, “The index case is a military officer who was a returnee from India. He has been in isolation since he returned and has been monitored by the medical team of the Military and our state team throughout this period.
“Upon showing some symptoms, his samples were taken and the diagnosis confirmed by NCDC at their lab in Ede. We have now commenced the transfer of the officer to the state isolation center.”

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