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Coronavirus index case tests negative, awaits confirmatory screening

The Lagos State government said on Thursday the Coronavirus index case has almost recovered from the disease.

The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this at a press conference, said the Italian had now tested negative for Coronavirus.

He said the Italian would be tested one more time and would be discharged if he tests negative again.

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Nigeria recorded its first case of COVID-19 after the Italian was diagnosed with the disease in Ewekoro, Ogun State, and taken to Lagos State.

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