Just in: Nigeria confirms another five cases of Corona virus

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Just in: Nigeria confirms another five cases of Corona virus

The Federal Government has confirmed five new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 8.

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire confirmed the cases during a press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He explained that three of the victims came from the United States of America including a mother and child while two others came from the UK.

One of the confirmed cases is a Nigerian who came via the nation’s land border.

Four cases are from Lagos and while one is from Ekiti.