Rivers state has recorded its first Coronavirus case as Abuja and Lagos records two more cases, bringing the number of cases in Nigeria to 51.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this know via there official twitter handle @NCDCgov.
Affairs TV had reported earlier that the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari had tested positive, as at the time of this report it has not been confirmed who the new Abuja are or if they made contact with him or any other index.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Rivers— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 25, 2020
3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 2 are close contacts of a confirmed case
As at 11:25 pm 25th March, there are
51 confirmed cases
1 death pic.twitter.com/DmJ47wntZ6