Rivers State has recorded its first case of COVID-19(Coronavirus) on Wednesday as the Nigerian Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) announced five new cases of the pandemic.
The case total in Nigeria has risen to 51 after the new cases, with two already tested negative while one death has been recorded.
The four other cases are in Lagos and Abuja who have recorded 2 new cases each.
“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 has a total of 32 cases, while the FCT has 10. Ogun State has recorded three cases while Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun and Rivers all have a case each.