The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases in Nigeria: 2 in the Federal Capital Territory, 2 in Lagos (South-West Nigeria) and 1 in Rivers state (Southern Nigeria), bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 51.
Of these 5 new cases, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria, while 2 are close contacts of a confirmed case.
Voice of Nigeria will keep you updated on new developments. For a breakdown of cases in real time by states, please see covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.
Total: 51 confirmed cases
Amaka E. Nliam