Nigeria: COVID-19 - Lagos Records 3 New Cases, Nigeria Now 30

Nigeria COVID-19 cases rise.
22 March 2020

Lagos — The Nigerian government on Sunday evening recorded three new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Lagos state, bringing the total number to 30 nationwide.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) posted on its official Twitter handle: @ncdcgov that as at 5:28pm (March 22), three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos.

It noted that two cases were confirmed from returning travellers while one is from a contact with an already confirmed case.

"Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria

"2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case.

"As at 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with no deaths," the tweet reads.

Daily Trust reports earlier that Oyo recorded one while Abuja now has a total of four. The new three cases brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos to 22.

Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria

2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case.

As at 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with no deaths. pic.twitter.com/UQVYdkE9Xk

-- NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 22, 2020

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