Oyo records first case of Coronavirus, another US returnee under isolation

FILE PHOTO: A health worker checks the temperature of a traveller as part of the coronavirus screening procedure at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko/File Photo - RC2EUE9X5YKK

Africa Press-Nigeria:The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday confirmed another case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Abuja.

This is coming after it earlier confirmed four cases in Lagos and Oyo State on Sunday.

NCDC made the confirmation on Sunday via its Twitter account.

A tweet on its official page reads, “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.”

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