Nigeria has recorded 5 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 Friday evening, March 27.
According to the NCDC, of the five coronavirus cases recorded on Friday evening, three were detected in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital and two in Oyo state, southwest Nigeria.
The NCDC tweeted: “Five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 3 in FCT & 2 in Oyo State
“As at 08:00 pm 27th March there are 70 cases of confirmed #COVID19 reported Nigeria. 3 have been discharged with 1 death.
“As at 8:00 pm 27th March, there are 70 confirmed cases 3 discharged 1 death For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, please see covid19.ncdc.gov.ng Currently; Lagos- 44 FCT- 14 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 3 Edo- 1 Bauchi- 2 Osun-1 Rivers-1,“ the tweet added.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 3 in FCT & 2 in Oyo State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 27, 2020