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UPDATED: NCDC confirms 14 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria

BREAKING: NCDC confirms 14 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria

Victor Ogunyinka

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 14 new cases of coronavirus, 12 in Lagos, 1 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 1 in Bauchi.

According to a tweet from the agency, “Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers & 2 are close contacts of confirmed cases.

For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, please see covid19.ncdc.gov.ng Currently; Lagos- 44 FCT- 12 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Bauchi-1 Osun-1 Rivers-1 Total: 65 confirmed cases.”

In a tiny breath of relief, six of the previously infected persons were reportedly set to be discharged after recovering impressively from the coronavirus pandemic.

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