JUST IN: Nigeria’s First Coronavirus Case Tests Negative, Set To Leave Isolation Centre

The index case of the Coronavirus in Nigeria, an Italian man, who flew into Lagos from Milan, has been declared free of the virus.

The yet to be identified man is now free to go home after testing negative to the second Coronavirus test on him after making full recovery.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, made the announcement on Friday night in a tweet. 

He said, “I am glad to inform you that the index case; the Italian, is now negative. 

“Through a combined effort of Lagos, Ogun and Federal health authorities, we were able to limit the transmission of the virus to a single contact.”

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