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Minister announces Coronavirus test result on two Nigerians

Microscopic image of SARS coronaviruses
Electron micrograph of SARS virus particles (orange) near an infected cell (green). Like SARS, the new virus from Wuhan is a coronavirus with a crown-like structure. Image credit: NIH


The outcome of the coronavirus test on two Nigerians is negative, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, has said.

He announced this during the opening ceremony of Kano State Primary Health Summit at Government House on Wednesday.

He said the two suspected cases of coronavirus tested negative after they were diagnosed in the country.

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The minister said Nigeria has three well-equipped centres to diagnose the deadly disease and other viral infections.

Ehanire said the Ministry of Health is ready to contain the novel Coronavirus infectious disease if eventually, it breaks out in Nigeria.

When he appeared before the Senate Committee on Health, Ehanire had said FG would spend N620m special intervention fund to monitor, detect and contain coronavirus.

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