The Federal Government has confirmed the second Coronavirus case, barely three days after three persons tested negative to the deadly virus in Lagos State.

Confirming the new case, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday during a press briefing, said that the new case was discovered lately.


The Minister said: “Today, March 9th, I announced 1 (one) more case of #COVID19 in Nigeria. To date, there are 2 (two) confirmed cases.

“The new case is an Ogun State contact of the index case, one of 40 persons in isolation being closely monitored. He is clinically stable.”