PUNCH reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday said that 30 cases have now been confirmed in the country.


In the update posted on its website, the center said that Abuja, who had one case on the morning of Sunday, now has four cases.

It said Ekiti has one, while Lagos has recorded 22 cases.

One case was also confirmed in Oyo State on Sunday morning by a returnee from the United Kingdom who had been in self-isolation in the Bodija region of Ibadan.

NCDC said, “Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria. Two cases are returning travellers and one is a contact of a confirmed case.

“As of 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Two have been discharged with no deaths.”