Nigeria has confirmed 5 new cases of coronavirus in Rivers, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
FCT and Lagos recorded two new cases each while Rivers State now has its first coronavirus case.
Three out the 5 new confirmed cases are returning travellers, while two are close contacts of one of the confirmed cases.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) who reported the cases, tweeted;
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Rivers 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 2 discharged 1 death
Currently; Lagos- 32 FCT- 10 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Bauchi-1 Osun-1 Rivers-1 Total: 51 confirmed cases