United States Evacuates its Citizen who Tested Positive for COVID-19

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday, April 1, that a United States citizen who tested positive for coronavirus has been evacuated to America.

The commissioner, who disclosed this via his twitter handle, said the last confirmed coronavirus case in Lagos state was on Tuesday, March 31.

Mr. Abayomi said that the total confirmed cases in Lagos are now 82, while 8 patients have so far been discharged following their full recovery.

One of the confirmed cases, an American citizen, has been evacuated to the United States of America.

The United States Mission in Nigeria commenced the evacuation of its citizens from the country on Monday, March 30.

Other countries like Germany, Israel, and France evacuated their nationals following the rising cases of coronavirus disease in the country.

Over 41, 000 have died globally while more than 830, 000 persons have so far been infected worldwide.

 

Source-Vanguard

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