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Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus-positive man escapes from isolation centre

A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos: AMVCA participants exposed to coronavirus

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, said on Tuesday that participants at the recently held African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award have been exposed to confirmed cases of coronavirus.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Italian who brought disease to Nigeria tests negative

The Italian national who brought the deadly Coronavirus to Nigeria has now tested negative to the disease.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos: Coronavirus-infected mother, six-week-old baby came through Virgin Atlantic

A nursing mother and her six-week-old child, amongst the fresh confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria, came through Virgin Atlantic, says Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Lagos: Italian coronavirus patient still contagious

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has said the Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria is still potentially contagious and will remain in isolation at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, until he no longer secretes the virus.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos breaks index case transmission of virus

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state government has eliminated the threat of COVID-19 outbreak through the Italian index case.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday said the Italian index patient was still at the isolation centre.

Lagos: Coronavirus-infected Italian ‘still secreting a little bit of the virus’

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday said the Italian index patient was still at the isolation centre.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Lagos: Passengers that traveled with index coronavirus patient found

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that the two passengers that had contact with the index COVID-19 patient aboard a Turkish Airline flight to Lagos have been found.
The coronavirus has spread to Nigeria in sub-Saharan Africa. Pius Utomi Ekpei-AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus: Lagos tests France, China, England returnees, places six in isolation

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the three suspected cases that were announced to be in isolation on Monday have tested negative.
Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and consultant epidemiologist, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has come out of self-isolation or quarantine, which he started on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 after a trip to China.

NCDC chief leaves self-isolation, resumes work today

Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and consultant epidemiologist, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has come out of self-isolation or quarantine, which he started on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 after a trip to China.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigerian who returned from France quarantined

A Nigerian man who returned from France has been quarantined in Lagos over Coronavirus after he developed headache and respiratory symptom.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: Lagos gives update on Italian patient

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the condition of index case of the COVID-19 patient has further improved, saying he has not developed new symptoms.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lassa fever: Lagos places 63 under surveillance

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state has placed 63 persons under surveillance following the confirmation of an index case being isolated at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba
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WHO: Prepare, don’t panic over Coronavirus outbreak

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has called for caution against the spread of panic over the coronavirus outbreak in China and other affected countries.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Coronavirus: All passengers from Asian countries will be screened at entry point – Lagos...

As part of the preparedness to prevent the importation of the Novel Coronavirus into Nigeria, all passengers onboard planes from Asian countries are to be screened before they are allowed into the country.

Monkey pox: Lagos warns against panic over reported outbreak

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has cautioned residents against panic over the recent reported outbreak of infectious Monkey pox disease in the state.
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Lagos: No outbreak of infection in Queen’s College

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that there is no evidence of major infection or outbreak of epidemic at the Queens College, Yaba, Lagos.

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