The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced fourteen confirmed new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) which surged up Nigeria cases to 65.

The Centre announced the newest case in a tweet on Thursday night.

A breakdown of the number of the additional cases showed that 12 new cases were discovered in Lagos while the remaining two were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


Six of the cases were detected on a vessel and three others were returning travellers into the country while the remaining case was a close contact of a confirmed case.

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On the other hand, the NCDC revealed that another case had been discharged, bringing the number of persons who have recovered from the virus to three.