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Nigerian from France quarantined in Lagos


Lagos Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi

A Nigerian who arrived the country from France has been quarantined in Lagos over suspected case of coronavirus after he developed headache and respiratory symptoms.

Speaking yesterday at the daily update on coronavirus, Lagos Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi said the Nigerian, who had been isolated in Yaba, travelled to France a week days ago and returned to Lagos three days ago.


He the man developed severe headache and respiratory symptoms at a private hospital and was referred to the government for advice, adding that the state government decided to isolate him because he had a history of travelling to France, one of the countries hit by coronavirus.

The commissioner said test sample had been collected and that the result of the test would be released to ascertain his status, adding that on the index case, an Italian was responding to treatment at the isolation centre, as his clinical situation has become stable.


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