Extra 28 persons have been quarantined at Ogun state following the first case of Coronavirus reported in Nigeria.
The Health Ministry released a statement in the morning announcing that an Italian has been identified for carrying the virus. The Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020, was confirmed to have the COVID 19 virus by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Friday.
According to the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, the company where the Italian had visited in Ewekoro has been closed down, while two isolation centres have been identified following the report.
He added that surveillance centres have been reactivated in all the 20 Local Government Areas in the state and the Olabisi Onabanjo teaching hospital in Sagamu in case of an outbreak.