The Federal Ministry of Health has announced that Nigeria has confirmed 10 new cases of Coronavirus.

Three of the cases are in the Federal capital territory, Abuja while the other 7 are in Lagos. The three cases in the FCT are treated at the the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital while the Lagos cases are being treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

Nine of the ten cases have travel history outside Nigeria while the tenth case is a contact of a confirmed case.


Nigeria Centre forĀ  Disease Control, NCDC, on its Twitter page wrote: “All new cases have mild to moderate symptoms, and are being managed at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital and Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.

“We urge the public to remain calm and adhere to social distancing and other measures in place