Coronavirus rises to 51 as NCDC confirms 5 new cases in 3 states

According to the NCDC, three out of the five cases are returning travellers into Nigeria while the remaining two are close contacts of a confirmed case.

This has brought the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 51.

The virus has now spread to nine states.

As at 11:25 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, there are 32 cases in Lagos; 10 in Abuja; 3 in Ogun, while Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun and Rivers state have one case each.

So far, only one death has been recorded.