Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, has confirmed that Nigeria has recorded a second case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Dr Ehanire confirmed this on Monday at a press conference in Benin, Edo State capital.
The victim, he said, had contact with the Italian who was the first index case of coronavirus in Nigeria during his visit to Ogun State.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said in a tweet that the victim is one of those being isolated.
The Honourable Minister @Fmohnigeria has announced a second confirmed case of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
This second case is a contact of the index case, in Ogun state. The new case has been in isolation and was tested as part of our strategy to test all contacts of the index case.