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Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus

By Timileyin Omilana
21 March 2020   |   1:55 pm
Nigeria has recorded another 10 positive cases of coronavirus, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said on Saturday. “Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT,” Ehanire said in a tweet. “That is a total of 22 cases in Nigeria.” Ehanire said Lagos has 16 cases, while the Nigeria's capital, Abuja,…

Nigeria has recorded another 10 positive cases of coronavirus, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said on Saturday.

“Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT,” Ehanire said in a tweet. “That is a total of 22 cases in Nigeria.”

Ehanire said Lagos has 16 cases, while the Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, has three cases.

Ogun state and Ekiti also have two and one cases respectively.

“Two have been discharged,” the Minister said. “All cases are clinically stable and receiving adequate care.”

All ten new cases are Nigerian nationals and nine of them have a travel history to Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom, the Minister said.

The 10th case is a close contact of a previously confirmed case.

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