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Five Nigerians are among seven people who were reportedly infected with deadly coronavirus after eating at the same restaurant in China.
There are fears that the number might be more than the reported number, coming at a time authorities in China are winning war against COVID-19
It is also gathered that the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou are investigating a possible series of community transmission of the killer bug, Daily Mail Online reported.
Four of the victims had recently visited the same eatery, Emma Food, multiple times, the Guangzhou Health Commission said.
GHC disclosed that the restaurant owner along with her daughter and another child later tested positive for the virus.
The Emma Food restaurant has been closed for inspection and other restaurants in the district have similarly been forced to shut down for at least two weeks.
COVID-19 emanated from China’s province of Wuhan late 2019, Guangzhou is situated 1,028 kilometres (638 miles) south of Wuhan.
Yuexiu District, where the restaurant is located, has imposed strict measures in a response to the new cluster of infections, report says