The Lagos State Government has said that 3 cases of suspected COVID-19 are under isolation at the containment facility in Yaba.
The Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, at a briefing on Thursday said the all three suspects arrived from France,England and China respectively.
“Their samples have been taken and results are been expected.
“One of the suspects, a Nigerian who had stayed in France for seven days and returned to Lagos, Nigeria three days ago, was presented with headache and some respiratory symptoms, and because he has been in a country where there is active person-to-person transmission, it could be a common cold but there is a possibility that it could be COVID-19.
“He has been isolated, the test is being run and the result would be made available when it is ready,” he said.
Abayomi also said the Health Ministry has intensified efforts in the search for two more persons yet to be identified who were amongst the passengers aboard the Turkish Airline the index case of the Novel Coronavirus in Nigeria, an Italian national, flew on.