Recent Report of Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria Increases to 27

Recent Report of Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria Increases to 27

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Recent Report of Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria Increases to 27

This brings the number of confirmed cases in Lagos to 21, out of which two have been discharged. The NCDC had confirmed three cases in Abuja on Saturday bringing the cases in FCT to four. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control , on Sunday, confirmed a new case of coronavirus (COVID - 19) in the Federal Capital Territory , Abuja. This brings the cases in Nigeria to 27

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the identities of the three new cases recorded on Sunday.


The ministry on its Twitter handle, @LSMOH, said, “ One of the three new patients is a 51 year old Briton , who arrived Nigeria on March 8 via BA 75 flight, while the second is a Nigerian on connecting flight KL 0582 London Amsterdam / KL 0587 Amsterdam – Lagos March 14.

“ The third is a 65 year old citizen of the United States of America who arrived in Lagos about six weeks ago .”

This brings the number of confirmed cases in Lagos to 21, out of which two have been discharged.

Also, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday through its Twitter handle , added , “ There are now 26 cases in Nigeria , two cases discharged and no death from COVID - 19 in Nigeria .


“ One new case of COVID 19 has been confirmed in Oyo State , Nigeria . As of 08: 05 a .m on the 22nd of March, there are 26 confirmed cases of  COVID 19 in Nigeria. “ Of the 26 confirmed cases , two have been discharged with no death ,” the centre said.

                                     
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