The Nigerian government has confirmed a second case of the novel corona-virus also known as Covid-19. Minister of health, OSAGIE ENAHIRE conformed the new development as he said it it not a fresh case of importation, meaning the new case was not from someone who just flew into the country.
He said the recent confirmed case is from the list of people who had come in contact with the Italian man who is the first case recorded in the country. The new case is one of the people kept under observation for possible corona-virus.
Nigeria is the 3rd African country to record a case of corona-virus. Nigeria was also recently commended by the World Health Organisation for its efforts to combat the virus.