By Adeola Ogunrinde in Lagos.
The third case of Coronavirus has been confirmed in Lagos.
WESTERN POST learnt that this is a new case independent of the index case.
The new case, a 30-year-old Nigerian female, returned from the United Kingdom on March 13, 2020.
She was said to have observed self isolation. But the patient is now receiving care at Mainland Hospital Yaba, Lagos
The index case, an Italian-Nigeria, said to have returned from Italy aboard Turkish airline is recuperating at the same hospital and may be released soon, according to the authorities.
The second case who had contact with the index case has, however, been found to be negative.