Sunday, 27 July 2014
The Liberian man who was being tested for Ebola virus in Lagos reportedly passed away earlier today.
The man, Patrick Sawyer, had been quarantined since falling ill after arriving in Lagos for a conference last Sunday, Business Day reports.
A Liberian government official disclosed the information to the Nigerian embassy this morning.
According to reports, Sawyer tested positive for the virus.
His death is said to be the first recorded case of Ebola in Nigeria.