• Tuesday, May 21, 2024
businessday logo


Indian national tests negative to COVID-19 in Lagos


The Lagos State Government has confirmed that the Indian national who was quarantined on Monday after developing symptoms of coronavirus , has tested negative to COVID-19.

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos Commissioner for Health in a tweet on Tuesday night said “An Indian national that was admitted in our facility yesterday night with symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 has tested negative to COVID-19.

“He is doing perfectly well in our isolation unit. His case will be reviewed in the morning.”

On the third case of coronavirus patient in Lagos, Abayomi disclosed that the state government had in possession the manifest of BA75 flight that brought the latest COVID19 confirmed case to Lagos.

He said contact tracing of everyone on the flight has commenced, while calling on people in the flight to reach the government on “08000corona if you are on the flight and have any concerns.”