The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has affirmed its first case of Coronavirus  and detailed it to the Federal Ministry of Health as of 27th of February 2020 which was the first case to be accounted for in Nigeria since the flare-up in China in January 2020. 

Ehanire explained that the baby alongside the mother was tested positive for the infection during a gathering with some Journalists at Abuja.

Out of the five new cases, three showed up from the United States, while two arrived from the United Kingdom. In a previous proclamation on Tuesday, the NCDC said a 30-year-old lady, who came into the nation after a short visit to the UK was likewise tested positive to coronavirus after she showed symptoms.



She had self-confined in her home when she showed up in the nation on March 13 and called the office when she started showing symptoms. The NCDC stated that investigations are going on to discern people who have made contact with her to prevent the spread of the virus.

"We anticipate that the number should be little due to her reasonable choice of going into self-detachment from the hour of her arrival, the announcement read.

The Minister of Health at that point uncovered that the two cases from the UK are Nigerians. He said the American national among the new cases, is a motorcyclist who crossed into Nigeria through a land border."They were really two yet one tried negative," Ehanire said.



The Minister also relates that the administration is grouping data on the explorers with an itemized travel history of every individual being accumulated and contacts as of now being followed, to distinguish people who have as of late been in contact with the record cases.


He expressed that the National Emergency Operations Center (EOC) led by the (NCDC) and supported by accomplices, is supporting reaction in the states while the Federal Government through Federal Ministry of Health is leading a risk assessment to guide the government in decision making


He said that one of the cases is in Ekiti while four are presently in Lagos, saying they are being followed up by the general wellbeing authorities bolstered by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).



The Minister additionally noticed that Nigeria is at a phase of importation of the illness that is coming as single cases "… we are not in a phase of community transmission where it is getting across the board and is centered around contact following to guarantee there is no hole and that it doesn't get to level community transmission.

We will likewise educate the airline that brought the infected people and the nation  as well as the World Health Organization (WHO)."

He encouraged residents not to panic, yet permit specialists in general wellbeing to manage the situation in a determined and logical way.



Nigeria is confining section into the nation for travelers  from 13 nations including the US and UK, as it reported five new cases Wednesday.

The limitation will apply to explorers from nations with in excess of 1,000 cases. They incorporate China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United States, Norway, the UK, Netherlands, and Switzerland, the nation's National Center for Disease Control uncovered this in their official  Twitter account.



The Federal Government of Nigeria has also suspended the issuance of visas on arrival to travelers from these countries. All travelers coming back from these nations before the limitation will be in administered self-confinement, observed by the NCDC and Port Health Services," - the tweet read.

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