Breaking: Worries As 12 New Coronavirus Cases Discovered in Nigeria
Four new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says on Thursday.
This brings the total number to 65.
The information was contained in a tweet by the NCDC on Thursday night.
12 new cases discovered in Lagos while the remaining two were discovered in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Three of the cases were returning travellers into the country while six of the cases were detected on a vessel and the remaining are close contacts of the confirmed cases.
In a positive tune, the NCDC also announced that it had discharged another patient, bringing the total discharged persons to three.
14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos
Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is close contact of a confirmed case
As at 7:35 pm 26th March, there are
65 confirmed cases
1 death pic.twitter.com/123vN6oNEB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 26, 2020
More to follow…