Five Nigerian and two others have recently tested positive for coronavirus after eating at the same restaurant in China.
According to the Daily Mail Online, four of the victims had recently visited the same eatery, Emma Food, multiple times.
The Guangzhou Health Commission 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 14 days, Chinese media report.
It would be recalled that the coronavirus epidemic erupted in China after dozens of people suffering ‘mysterious viral pneumonia’ were linked to the same seafood market in Wuhan.