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Nigeria free from coronavirus as all cases confirmed negative



All the 31 suspected cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria tested have been confirmed negative.

This was revealed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), stressing that, “This means Nigeria is free of Coronavirus,” the Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NCDC, Dr John Oladejo said.

He disclosed this in Sokoto at a symposium on “The emerging and re-emerging Viral Infections: The story of Lassa fever and COVID-19,” organised by the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.

He assured that the NCDC has the necessary devices to detect the disease adding that screening has been strengthened at points of entry while in-country surveillance has been enhanced through state epidemiologists.

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