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Coronavirus test conducted on Enugu patient came out negative – NCDC

Valentine Chinyem



A 70-year-old woman who was quarantined on Friday on suspicion that she has been infected with the dreaded Coronavirus, has tested negative.

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday.

“The laboratory result of the patient in Enugu suspected to have #COVID19 is NEGATIVE. It is important to wait for confirmation from NCDC before spreading information on social media. NCDC will continue to provide updates to the public,” the tweet read.

Recall that the disease came into the country throuan Italian, who is a consultant to Lafarge Cement Industries. However, he like the second case which was later discovered, have been treated of thr virus and would be discharged within the week.