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Nigeria's first Corona virus case traveled through Lagos before detection - minister

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Nigeria's first Corona virus case traveled through Lagos before detection - minister

Nigeria's first confirmed case was not detected at airport, and travelled through Lagos before he became ill and went to a hospital, the country's health minister said.

The Italian man, who authorities said arrived in Nigeria from Milan on the evening of February 24, did not have symptoms when the plane landed.

Authorities are now working to "meet and observe" all those who were on the flight with him, and are also identifying all the people he met and places he visited in Lagos, a city of some 20 million people.