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Breaking News: Nigeria Confirms Second Coronavirus Case

A new case of Coronavirus has been confirmed in Nigeria by health authorities.

The latest victim is one of the persons, who had contact with the Italian that imported the virus into Nigeria on February 24.

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, disclosed the latest information on Monday, according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control.

NCDC in a post on Twitter said, “This second case is a contact of the index case in Ogun State.

“The new case has been in isolation and was tested as part of our strategy to test all contacts of the index case.”

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