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Covid-19 - Health News and Gist Blog in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of the novel virus in the country to 65.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Thursday.

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

With 44 cases, Lagos remained the state with the highest number of cases in the country.

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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