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Nigeria Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases, Coronavirus In Nigeria Now 65

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Breaking: Nigeria Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases, Coronavirus In Nigeria Now 65

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus in the West African country.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Thursday evening, March 26.

According to the NCDC, of the fourteen coronaviruses recorded on Thursday evening, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and one is a close contact of a confirmed case.

The NCDC tweeted: “14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos.

“Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is close contact of a confirmed case.

“As at 8:35 pm 26th March, there are 65 confirmed cases, 3 discharged, 1 death,” the tweet added.

Meanwhile, the development means Lagos now has 44 cases, FCT- 12, Ogun- 3, Ekiti- 1, Oyo- 1, Edo- 1, Bauchi-1, Osun-1, Rivers-1, bringing the number of cases recorded in the country to 65 confirmed case.

The NCDC added in its tweet that: “Further epidemiological information will be shared in our daily situation report, collated at midnight of each day.”




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