New cases of Coronavirus tested negative – FG


By Moses Emorinken, Abuja

 

All new suspected cased of coronavirus officially named COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation(WHO) in the country have tested negative, the federal government has declared.

It also allayed fears of confirmed cases of the condition.

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, told reporters in Abuja that two cases, which met the case definition for the virus were tested and found negative, while two other cases are currently undergoing series of tests on Friday.

According to him: “At least we have had 30 investigations of people that have called us for one reason or the other. Out of that, two of them have met the case definition, that is, the person will have to have returned in the last 14 days.

“The two cases were tested and were found negative. Last night, we had another two, and tests are going on at the moment. As soon as they are completed, it will be announced. If a person returns to the…



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