The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The new cases were confirmed on Monday, 23rd March on the official Twitter handle if the NCDC.
The new cases include two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), two in Lagos state and one in Edo state.
Two of the cases are returning travellers from the United Kingdom.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo
2 cases are returning travellers from the UK
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 23, 2020
The confirmation brings to 35, the number of confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Two of the cases have been treated and discharged.