Coronavirus: More Nigerian returnees arrive Seme border

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Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday.
This is coming days after 67 returnees which consisted of women, children and a few men who are currently in quarantine in Badagry where they are undergoing COVID-14 tests, arrived at the Seme Border Post from in Ivory Coast.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria reports, NAN, the 23 Nigerians, who came from different parts of the world, had landed in Lome on Ethiopian Airlines over two weeks ago.
An official of Port Health Services (PHS) in Seme, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN that one of the 24 returnees that tested positive to COVID-19 was held by Togolese authorities.
“The remaining 23 were isolated for 14 days and laboratory examination conducted by the Togo health authorities showed that they are all negative.
“The results from Togo are here with us.
“We have informed officials of Lagos State Ministry of Health and they are on their way to Seme border to evacuate the returnees to Yaba for more examination on COVID-19,” he said.

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