The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus in bringing the country figure to 51.
The five new cases were recorded in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with Rivers state recording her first.
FCT and Lagos recorded two new cases each while Rivers State now has its first coronavirus case. Three out the 5 new confirmed cases were returnees from abroad, while two are close contacts of one of the confirmed cases.
“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 2 discharged 1 death
Currently; Lagos- 32 FCT- 10 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Bauchi-1 Osun-1 Rivers-1 Total: 51 confirmed cases