The first case of Coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria, precisely Lagos, the Federal Ministry of Health has said.
An Italian national was tested positive to the virus, and the case was confirmed on Thursday.
This is the third case of Coronavirus in Africa after Egypt and Algeria had confirmed cases of the incident.
The Lagos State Ministry of Health, in a statement, announced that “The case is an Italian citizen who entered Nigeria on the 25th of February from Milan, Italy for a brief business visit. He fell ill on the 26th February and was transfered to Lagos State Biosecurity Facilities for isolation and testing.