COVID-19: Nigeria Now Has 26 Confirmed Cases – NCDC


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COVID-19: Nigeria Now Has 26 Confirmed Cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says one new case of #COVID19 has been confirmed in Oyo state.

This brings the total tally of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 26.

Of the 26 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged with no death.

Three new cases of the new coronavirus were confirmed in Lagos on Sunday morning, World Health Organisation and Nigeria’s centre for disease control said.

Three persons who tested positive had a history of travelling to high-risk countries in the last seven days.

With the new confirmations, Lagos has now recorded 21 cases of the virus out of the 26 confirmed in Nigeria. But two persons on that list have been discharged after attaining full recovery.

Nigeria’s capital city Abuja has three cases, Ogun and Ekiti states have two and one respectively. Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde also announced that a case has been recorded in the state.