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Coronavirus: Experts say Nigeria likely to record more positive cases of disease

Experts in the field of health have cautioned the Nigerian government to redouble efforts at preventing the spread of coronavirus in the country

An index case of the disease was recorded in Lagos and the victim has since been quarantined

The experts said Nigeria is one of the 13 African countries at high risk of coronavirus Following the discovery of cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, experts have expressed worry that there could be spread of COVID-19 in the country in the next two weeks.

The Guardian reports that the experts insisted that it is inevitable to prevent the disease since Nigeria has been identified as one of the 13 countries in Africa at a high risk of being overwhelmed by the virus due to weak health sector.

africanews247 gathered that the index case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Nigeria, a 44-year-old Italian, on Thursday, March 12, completed the 14-day isolation recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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