There is breaking news from Lagos that the Chinese taken into custody at the Muritala Muhammed Airport has tested positive to CoronaVirus.

The information arm of the Nigerian body monitoring health events did not give details but it will be recalled that the Italian who was the first to be held and is still at the facilities in Lagos did not test positive to the disease.

Meanwhile Sports and Youth Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare has reiterated that CoronaVirus will not affect the 2020 National Sports Festival scheduled for Benin, Edo State from March 22 to 1st April.

He spoke through his Director for Planning and Member of the Main Organizing Committee of the Festival, Mr. Peter Nelson on Tuesday. He said the festival will go on as scheduled.

“The Minister has directed the setting up of an isolation center to take care of the virus” adding that the Director of Sports Medicine is working with the Edo State Government to effect this.

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