The National Centre for Disease Control on Thursday disclosed that 14 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus infection have been recorded in the country thus bringing the total to 65.
The agency made the disclosure on its official twitter page.
It also said 12 of the new cases are recorded in Lagos while the remaining are in Abuja.
According to the agency, six of the fourteen people who tested positive were detected in a vessel three are returning travellers while one had contact with a confirmed case.
14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos
Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is close contact of a confirmed case
As at 7:35 pm 26th March, there are
65 confirmed cases
1 death pic.twitter.com/123vN6oNEB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 26, 2020
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet
Total: 65 confirmed cases