Five returnees, four siblings and their teacher, who recently returned to Nigeria from the United States (US), have all tested negative to Coronavirus, according to Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health.
The commissioner said prior to their arrival in the country, the siblings and their teacher had close contact with an infected person.
They were immediately directed to be tested for the presence of the virus in their bodies.
The US returnees were said to have had close contact with someone infected with Coronavirus.
In his tweet, he stated;
“A family of four children and their teacher who came in from the United States and were in close proximity with someone infected with #COVID19 have tested negative,”
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☑️A family of 4 children and their teacher who came in from the United States who had close contact with someone infected with #COVID19 have tested negative. #ForAGreaterLagos@jidesanwoolu @drobafemihamzat @NCDCgov @Fmohnigeria @DrEOEhanire @NigeriaGov pic.twitter.com/2IQJbicGSI
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 12, 2020