JUST IN: Nigerian government confirms 5 fresh cases of coronavirus, total cases now 70.
The National Centre for Disease Control has just announced that 5 new cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed taking Nigeria’s total tally to 70.
According to the series of tweets from the NCDC verified handle:
“Five new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 3 in FCT and 2 in Oyo State.
As at 08:00 pm 27th March there are 70 cases of confirmed COVID-19 reported Nigeria. 3 have been discharged with 1 death.”
As at 8:00 pm 27th March, there are 70 confirmed cases 3 discharged 1 death.
Lagos – 44
FCT – 14
Ogun – 3
Ekiti – 1
Oyo – 3
Edo – 1
Bauchi – 2
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