Indian contractor working for Dangote tests negative for coronavirus in Lagos
Mar 18, 2020 Health 211 By Afam Jude Offor
The Indian had displayed COVID-19 symptoms before he was admitted, but he has now tested negative. An Indian contractor who showed symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) has tested negative, according to the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi. The patient had recently arrived the country from India, via Egypt where there are at least 150 confirmed cases of the virus which is sweeping across the world. He had been picked up by health workers after he was reported to have been coughing and running a high temperature. In a brief tweet on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Abayomi announced that the Indian tested negative after he was admitted.