Nigeria has confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus. The announcement Thursday night by the National Centre for Disease Control takes the total number of confirmed cases to 65.
It is the highest number of cases confirmed so far by the body in a single day.
The number of new cases has been rising in the country in the last two weeks. Lagos State still records the highest number of confirmed cases in the country.
The breakdown of cases by states shows that Lagos has 44 cases, FCT – 12, Ogun – three, while Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun, and Rivers have one case each
The NCDC said further epidemiological information will be shared in its daily situation report, collated at midnight of each day.
Most of the cases confirmed in the country are returnees from countries with high burden of coronavirus.