The Italian who imported coronavirus into Nigeria has been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos.
As the COVID-19 Incident Commander for Lagos, I am glad to inform you that the index case; the Italian gentleman is now negative.
Through a combined effort of Lagos, Ogun State and Fed Health Authorities, we were able to limit the transmission of the virus to a single contact. pic.twitter.com/PDvAsLLAnP
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) March 20, 2020
The patient, who tested positive for the disease on February 28, left the hospital on Friday evening.