10 New Corona Virus Cases in Nigeria

There are 10 new Corona virus cases in Nigeria. This is currently announced by the Ministry of Health on Saturday, 21th March, 2020. The total number of cases in Nigeria at the moment is now 22.

“Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT, That is a total of 22 cases in Nigeria” the Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said in a tweet. According to the minister, Lagos has 16 cases, while the FCT has three cases.

Ogun state and Ekiti also have two and one cases respectively.

10 New Corona Virus Cases in Nigeria

According to the minister, “two have been discharged, and all cases are clinically stable and receiving adequate care.”

All ten new cases are Nigerian nationals and nine of them have a travel history to Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom, the Minister said.

One of the cases is also a contact of one previously confirmed case.

10 New Corona Virus Cases in Nigeria

The cases in Abuja are being handled at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, (UATH), Gwagwalada.

 “All ten new cases have mild to moderate symptoms and are currently receiving treatment,” Dr Ehanire said.

The Minister said contact tracing is ongoing to identify all persons who have been in contact with the confirmed cases.

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