Coronavirus Spreads To Rivers, With Cases In Nigeria Now 51


The coronavirus continues to spread in Nigeria, with Rivers State recording its first case.

There were also two new cases in Abuja and Lagos, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its Twitter handle on Wednesday night.

These now brings the number of infected persons in Nigeria to 51.

The NCDC said three of the new cases are returning travellers while two are close contacts of an infected person.

Coronavirus is now in eight states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.

Lagos has the highest number with 32, followed by Abuja with 10 and Ogun, three.

Globally, the cases have reached 467,500 with at least 21,170 deaths.

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