BREAKING: Three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Abuja
As Reported by Punch.....
Nigeria’s capital, Abuja has recorded three cases of COVID-19.
It has been reported that the index case is an official of the federal inland revenue service and was one of the passengers on British Airways flight that landed on march 13th, 2020.
It was learnt that the two other of the covid-19 were confirmed.
Reports has it that the three patients had been moved to the university of Abuja teaching hospital.
The doctor who spoke to PUNCH said “the bad news is that three samples from the FCT suspected cases tested positive for covid-19. We have got in touch with the university of Abuja teaching hospital and we are moving them immediately. We will give more details as soon as possible concerning their flights, contact tracing and other protocols.”
“covid-19 is in Abuja now. One of the passengers on the British airways flight works with the FIRS and his among those who tested positive. His wife tested negative. We are hoping that all biometric sign in the FIRS headquarters at wuse zone 5 stops with immediate effect”