The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the result of the person suspected to have been infected with coronavirus in Enugu State came out negative.
The centre revealed this on Twitter late 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.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of the patient in Enugu, suspected to have #COVID19.
This is one of several alerts received daily at the National #COVID19 Emergency Operations Centre.
The patient is in isolation, sample collected and results expected tomorrow.
The NCDC had on Sunday said it was aware of a woman who had been isolated by Enugu State Government on suspicion of being infected with Covid-19.
She had just returned from the UK.
The health agency said the woman had reported at the hospital after feeling sick.
Permanent secretary of the state’s ministry of health, Ifeanyi Agujiobi, said the suspected case had been in the UK in the last five months and came into Enugu through Owerri, Imo State on March 11 to see her son.
Enugu State Government has also confirmed that the result was negative.