A third case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria.
The state’s Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi revealed this at a press briefing on Tuesday.
Her identity is given as a 30-year-Nigerian lady and her case is “independent of the index case”.
She returned from the UK on March 13 and was under self-isolation, where she developed symptoms and eventually tested positive.
This development comes days after the state government confirmed that the second case was now free of the virus.