The Italian citizen, who brought the deadly novel Coronavirus to Nigeria, has now tested negative to the disease.
Professor Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, disclosed this on Thursday, PM News reports.
He stated this at a news conference to give an update on the pandemic, where he also revealed that the state has recorded four new cases of the disease.
The commissioner said the index case, who had been receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, tested negative to the virus.
The Italian was confirmed positive on February 28, after travelling into Nigeria from his country, which is regarded as Europe’s epicentre of the pandemic.