Coronavirus: 3 persons test positive in Abuja

For the first time since the deadly coronavirus detected in Nigeria, the capital of the Nation, Abuja, has now recorded three cases of the virus.

One of the persons involved is said to be official of the Federal Inland Revenue Service and was one of the passengers on British Airways flight that landed on March 13, 2020 as reported by PUNCH.

It was revealed further that two other cases of coronavirus were also confirmed in the city, and the three patients had been moved to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital according to the report.

He said, “The bad news is that three samples from the FCT suspected cases tested positive for coronavirus. 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 he is among those who tested positive. His wife tested negative. We are hoping that all biometric sign in at the FIRS headquarters in Wuse Zone 5 stops with immediate effect.”

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