BREAKING: COVID-19 confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 42
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 42.
NCDC announced the latest figure via it’s twitter handle on Tuesday, hours after four cases were confirmed.
It revealed that the recently confirmed two cases were discovered in Lagos and Ogun States.
The health agency explained that one of the cases was a returning traveller while the second case was a contact of a previously confirmed case.
It stressed that as of 1:00pm on March 24 in Nigeria, there are 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19.