In today’s press conference in Lagos state, the commissioner for health of the state, Prof Akin Abayomi announced that 4 new cases have been discovered in the city of Lagos and the 4 are all Nigerians.
The cases in Nigeria as of today, 19th of March has now risen to 12 but without any death recorded. A tweet on twitter says 19 tests have been carried on suspected patients with the virus and 4 came out positive.
The four cases incudes a male that arrived on the 13/03 Lufthansa LH568 Flight, another is female that came into Lagos on the 14th of March from Turkey, and an old man in his 50’s that has never traveled anywhere and the last person was found on his contact.
Another tweet regarding the coronavirus in Nigeria says,
“Another four cases of the coronavirus just reported in Lagos. Bringing total number to 12. Lagos is now contact tracing 1,300 people. We just escalated from “we are in charge” to avoidable crisis management mode overnight. We played politics with human lives”