JUST IN: Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria Rise To 51
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus in Lagos, Rivers, and Abuja.
Announcing via its Twitter page, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said three of the new cases were from Lagos, two from the Federal Capital Territory, one from Osun and one from Rivers State.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Rivers
3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 2 are close contacts of a confirmed case
As at 11:25 pm 25th March, there are
51 confirmed cases
1 death pic.twitter.com/DmJ47wntZ6
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 25, 2020
This has brought the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 51.
Lagos has 32 cases, FCT 10, Ogun three, Ekiti one, Oyo one, Edo one, Bauchi one, Osun one and Rivers State one.
The virus has now spread to nine states.