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5 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria

Five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the Country by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday

2 of the new cases were discovered in the FCT, 2 in Lagos and 1 in Rivers State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Country to 51as at twenty-five minutes past eleven o’clock yesterday evening

Out of the confirmed cases, two have been discharged and one death recorded.

According to the NCDC, 3 of the new cases are returning travellers into the Country and 2 are close contacts of a confirmed case

A breakdown of cases by States shows that currently Lagos has – 32, the FCT- 10, Ogun- 3, and one each in Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun and Rivers State.

OMOlara Omosanya

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