Nigerians have been struck by fear after an African country, Egypt recorded its first case of the novel coronavirus which began in Wuhan, China.
According to a statement released by Egypt’s ministry of health, the patient, who is a foreigner initially did not show any symptoms of being ill but he is currently being hospitalized and kept in isolation.
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The statement did not go into details about the person’s nationality or identity or where they had been prior to arriving in Egypt.
The World Health Organization (WHO) have also been notified of the incident.