Nigeria records 14 new coronavirus cases, total now 65

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Nigeria records 14 new coronavirus cases, total now 65

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

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

According to the NCDC, one of the 14 new cases is in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, one in Bauchi State  and 12 in Lagos State.

The breakdown of the cases showed that Lagos maintained its lead with 44 cases, The PUNCH reports.

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

“Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and two are close contacts of two confirmed cases.

“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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