Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 22.
Minister of Health, Osagie Ohanire, made the disclosure on Saturday afternoon through a post on Twitter.
He said, “Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT.
“That is a total of 22 cases in #Nigeria: Lagos 16, FCT three, Ekiti one and Ogun two.
“Two persons have been discharged.
All new cases have mild to moderate symptoms, and are being managed at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital and Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 21, 2020
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“All cases are clinically stable and receiving adequate care.
“All are Nigerians, nine returning from Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom, one close contact of a known case.
“In FCT, the cases are being treated at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada.
“In Lagos, the cases are being treated at Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.”