In a tweet, the agency said its protocol is to test all returning travellers from China with symptoms.
Since the beginning of #COVID19 outbreak, the protocol in Nigeria is to TEST returning travellers from China with symptoms— NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 15, 2020
So far, five people have been tested. Results were NEGATIVE
These are NOT ‘coronavirus cases’ as described in this media articlehttps://t.co/eWXtPP5RFF
On Friday, Egypt confirmed the first Coronavirus case in Africa.
The virus originated late last year in China, where it has since infected more than 66,000 people and killed more than 1,500.
The first death outside Asia was confirmed by France on Saturday.