Breaking: Nigeria records 14 new COVID19 cases, total now 65

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced that Nigeria recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65.

National Infinity reports that the agency made this known via its Twitter handle Thursday evening.

According to the NCDC, two of the 14 new cases are in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and 12 in Lagos State.

The breakdown of the cases showed that Lagos now has 44 cases.

The NCDC tweeted, “14 new cases of #COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria; two in FCT, 12 in Lagos.

“Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and one is a close contact of a confirmed case.

“As of 8:35 pm of March 26, 2020, there are 65 confirmed cases (in Nigeria), three discharged and one dead.

“For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, Lagos now has 44 cases; FCT- 12; Ogun- three; Ekiti- one; Oyo- one; Edo- one; Bauchi- one; Osun- one; Rivers – one.”

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