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Health News of Monday, 23 March 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Ukrainian citizen transports coronavirus into Nigeria via waterways

Coronavirus (for illustration) Coronavirus (for illustration)

Lagos has identified a Ukrainian as one of the recently confirmed cases of the COVID19 virus in the state

According to the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the Ukraine national arrived Nigeria on March 15th, 2020 through a ship.

The other two cases include two UK based Nigerians who arrived Nigerians on separate days and on separate flights.

One arrived Nigeria on March 20th, 2020 on the British Airways while the other case arrived Lagos on March 13th, 2020 via Turkish Airline, TK625.

The cases confirmed in Lagos stand at 25 persons.

In line with the NCDC, 36 cases have been confirmed. The breakdown is thus:

Lagos- 25 FCT- 6 Ogun- 2 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1

Total: 36 confirmed cases.