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A mild drama ensued at the mainland hospital Yaba Lagos were the 44-year-old Italian who was the first to test positive to convid-19 in Nigeria was quarantined.
SaharaReporters reports that the man was disappointed at the ill-equipped facility and poor treatment he is being given at the Lagos isolation centre.
Several reports says that the Italian also complained of not being fed well and not receiving proper medical attention, all of which informed his decision to escape from the centre.
“Where they kept him is a very uncomfortable place. They put him in just a room with no power supply, the room is not air-conditioned, mosquitoes are biting him and they are not feeding him,” the sources were quoted to have said.
According to the reports, his attempt to abscond from the isolation centre failed as personnel around the facility aborted his plans.
Sahara Reporters, said it had exclusively reported that he was diagnosed with the disease in Ogun State before he was rushed to Lagos where he was kept in isolation.
The Italian was said to have made contacts with several persons while in Ogun State and at the cement factory were he worked and also at the hospital were he was rushed to for initial medical attention.
The Italian is the first known case of convid-19 in Nigeria at present after he flew into the country on Monday, February 24.