The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that an American who tested positive for coronavirus has been evacuated to the US.
He made this known on Wednesday via Twitter.
The commissioner said the last confirmed coronavirus case recorded in the state was on Tuesday.
He said, “The total #COVID-19 cases in Lagos is now 82. Eight patients have so far been discharged following their full recovery. One of the confirmed cases, who is an American citizen, has been evacuated to the USA.”
Twelve new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nigeria.
So far, there are 151 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced twelve new cases.
Nine have been discharged with two deaths.