This burgeoning online news platform understands that the two additional cases were recorded in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city and Osun State which recorded its first case, a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Wednesday morning, March 25 by the NCDC revealed.
The NCDC said the cases are returning travellers to Nigeria in the last seven days. The centre added that as at 07:00 am March 25th, 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria, noting that two have been discharged with one death recorded.
A statement by the NCDC reads as thus; “Two new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in Lagos and 1 in Osun.
“Both cases are returning travellers to Nigeria in the last 7 days.
“As at 07:00 am 25th March, there are 46 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death,” NCDC tweeted.
Two new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in Lagos and 1 in Osun
Both cases are returning travellers to Nigeria in the last 7 days
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 25, 2020
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Meanwhile, Nigeria which had only one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) when the pandemic hit the country on February 28 now has 46 confirmed cases as of today, Wednesday, March 25. Globally, the disease has affected 192 countries with more than 329,000 cases. In Africa, 42 out of the 54 countries that make up the continent are affected.