The Lagos State government, on Sunday confirmed that a six weeks old baby had been infected with the deadly covid-19.
The coronavirus is an ongoing global pandemic which is responsible for the death of over 165,000 people.
In Nigeria, there are currently 627 confirmed cases of the virus, with 170 of them recovering and 21 deaths already recorded.
Lagos remains the epicenter of the virus in the country, as the commercial hub has seen more infection than any other part of the country.
The state government has now revealed that a 6 weeks old baby is among those infected by the deadly virus.
This was made known by the state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, in the below video.
6 weeks old baby infected by Coronavirus in Lagos. pic.twitter.com/LUAy0jIZgF
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