BY MARY KUYE
Just today, there were an additional fourteen new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Nigeria. This brings the total number of cases to 65 all over the country.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who made the disclosure on Thursday did the breakdown via its tweeter handle.
It reads: ”14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos
”Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is a close contact of a confirmed case. ”As at 7:35 pm 26th March, there were 65 confirmed cases 3 discharged.”
In the breakdown, it shows that 12 new cases were discovered in Lagos while the remaining two were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Moreover, six of the cases were detected on a vessel and three others were returning travellers into the country while the remaining case was a close contact of a confirmed case.
Besides, the NCDC revealed that another case had been discharged, bringing the number of persons who have recovered from the virus to three.