A new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed by the ministry of health. The patient was in contact with the index case, the Italian who is affiliated with Lafarge Africa PLC. He is currently being treated in isolation at a Yaba hospital. Nigerian officials are still experiencing challenges in tracking down people who were on the flight with the Italian.
The ministry maintains confidence that it will handle the case as successfully as its efforts during the Ebola outbreak of 2014.