The Italian who was the index case of coronavirus in Nigeria has now tested negative for the deadly virus.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi confirmed this at a press conference on Thursday.
According to him, the Italian will be tested one more time and will be released if he tests negative again.
Coronavirus was first recorded in Nigeria on February 27 when the Italian businessman, who was on a visit to Lafarge Africa Plc, Ewekoro, Ogun State, was diagnosed with the disease and taken to Lagos State.
The second coronavirus case was a Nigerian, who had contact with the Italian and was isolated in Ogun State. Although he tested positive twice, subsequent tests were negative.
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