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Health News of Thursday, 26 March 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Worried you have #COVID19? First med will examine you free

Coronavirus (for illustration) Coronavirus (for illustration)

First Med Trade has promised to examine individuals who feel they may already have coronavirus.

In a statement made via their official handle on Thursday, they promised to support the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control by testing patients for free.

The consultation which would be conducted online would offer free consultation to 100 patients who have the coronavirus fear.

To access this service, individuals were encouraged to visit to talk to licensed Doctors.

Recall that reported a surge in confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria from 46 to 51.

Three out of the five are returning travellers into Nigeria while the other two are close contacts of a confirmed case.

A breakdown of the cases by states is thus:

Lagos- 32 FCT- 10 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Bauchi-1 Osun-1 Rivers-1

Total: 51 confirmed cases