Nigeria’s COVID-19 confirmed cases rise to 51, as global death toll over 20,000

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as at Wednesday night, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has risen to 51.

The NCDC, on the 25th of March 25, 2020, confirmed five additional cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria,

In its twitter handle the NCDC said, “Till date, 51 cases have been confirmed, two cases have been discharged and one death from COVID-19 recorded 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”

Meanwhile, the global death toll from this deadly virus has increased above 20,000 deaths.

Recall that World Health Organisation has declared coronavirus as pandemic, and that it is accelerating.

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