A suspected case of coroavirus has been identified in Enugu Nigeria and the patient has been identified.
Giving the update in a tweet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, stated: “The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of the patient in Enugu, suspected to have COVID-19.
“This is one of several alerts received daily at the National COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre.
“The patient is in isolation, sample collected and results expected tomorrow.”
If the patient turns out positive, this will be the first case of the deadly virus in Eastern Nigeria.