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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases, Bringing Total to 65

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Thursday, announced, via its official Twitter handle, that it confirmed 14 new cases of of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number national figure to 65.

In the tweet, the NCDC said two of the cases were in the Federal Capital Territory, and the other 12 in Lagos State.

With these new cases, Lagos State still leads the pack with 44.

The NCDC tweeted said: “14 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria; two in FCT, 12 in Lagos.

“Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and one is a close contact of a confirmed case.

“As of 8:35 pm of March 26, 2020, there are 65 confirmed cases (in Nigeria), three discharged and one dead.

“For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, Lagos now has 44 cases; FCT- 12; Ogun- three; Ekiti- one; Oyo- one; Edo- one; Bauchi- one; Osun- one; Rivers – one.”

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