The NCDC has announced that there has been another confirmed case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Abuja after the 3 confirmed yesterday.
This brings the title of infected persons in the country to 27 with 2 having recovered and been discharged.
Meanwhile one case has been confirmed in Oyo state with 3 more in Lagos state.
The government has advised against all forms of gatherings including religious ones which was implemented by closing of churches that opened today.
See statement below
One new case of #COVID19 has been confirmed in FCT, Nigeria
As at 11:00 am on the 22nd of March, there are 27 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Of the 27 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged with no death
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see covid19.ncdc.gov.ng
Total: 27 confirmed cases
See tweets below