Despite measures in place to stem the spread of Coronavirus, the virus has continued gaining entrance into the country.
As at today, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced that the affected persons have risen to thirty-five.
It went further to break it down state by state. Recall that the country yesterday recorded a total number of 30 affected persons. The number has however, increased today.
Read NCDC’s statement via its official twitter handle.
“Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo 2 cases are returning travellers from the UK As at 09:45 am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged.
“For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, please see http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng Currently; Lagos- 24 FCT- 6 Ogun- 2 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Total: 35 confirmed cases.”