The Lagos state government has confirmed a third case of coronavirus in the state.
The state’s Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this at a press conference, on Tuesday.
This development comes days after the state government confirmed that the second case tested negative and was now free from the virus.
According to Abayomi, it is a new case that is independent of the index case. He added that the new case is a 30-year old Nigerian lady who returned from the United Kingdom(UK) on March 13.
The commissioner said the lady observed self-Isolation, developed symptoms and later tested positive to Covid-19 virus.
The lady is now in isolation at Infectious Disease Hospital(Mainland Hospital), Yaba, receiving.
Abayomi further stated that efforts are ongoing to trace the people that were on the same flight with the lady.