Coronavirus Continues Surge In Nigeria With 14 New Cases, Total Now 65


Confirmed cases of coronavirus continues to surge as the country records 14 new cases, bringing the total number to 65.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via a tweet on its Twitter handle on Thursday.

Two of the 14 new cases are in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and 12 in Lagos State, the NCDC said.

Lagos, with 44 patients, remained the state with the highest number of cases in the country

The NCDC tweeted, “14 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria; two in FCT, 12 in Lagos.

“Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and one is a close contact of a confirmed case.

“As of 8:35 pm of March 26, 2020, there are 65 confirmed cases (in Nigeria), three discharged and one dead.

“For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, Lagos now has 44 cases; FCT- 12; Ogun- three; Ekiti- one; Oyo- one; Edo- one; Bauchi- one; Osun- one; Rivers – one.”


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