COVID-19: Nigeria records five new cases, total infections now 51


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control have confirmed 5 new cases of the Coronavirus in Nigeria bringing the total to 51.

According to the update by the NCDC, two cases of the cases are in the FCT, two are in Lagos, while one is in Rivers State.

The NCDC further explained that three of the infected persons are returning travellers into Nigeria while the other two are close contacts of a previously confirmed case.

The latest update across state includes; 32 in Lagos, 10 cases at the Federal Capital territory, 3 in Ogun state, 1 in Ekiti state, 1 in Oyo state, 1 in Edo state, 1 in Bauchi, 1 in Osun state and 1 in Rivers State.


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