Nigeria’s Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 have Risen to 35
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, in its Twitter handle on Sunday, had said the cases included 22 in Lagos State, four in the Federal Capital Territory, one in Oyo State and one in Ekiti State.
The centre said the two in Ogun State, including the Italian index case, had tested negative and had been discharged.
former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday, tweeted that one of his sons had tested positive for the disease.
Nigeria recorded its first coronavirus case on February 27 when an Italian was diagnosed with the disease.
On March 19, the cases rose to 12 with most of the affected people being returnees from Europe and the United States. On Saturday, the cases increased to 22 with Abuja recording its first cases.