The Nigerian Government today confirmed 10 new cases of Coronavirus, COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 22.
Out of the 10 new cases, 7 were found in Lagos, while the remaining 3 were found in Abuja.
A statement by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire said: “All 10 new cases are Nigerian nationals; 9 (nine) of them have travel history to the Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom.
They returned to the country in the past 1 (one) week; the 10th case is a close contact of a previously confirmed case.
“The 3 cases in the FCT are being treated at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada while the 7 new cases in Lagos are being treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba.
“All 10 new cases have mild to moderate symptoms and are currently receiving treatment”.
The Minister said contract tracing is ongoing to identify those who have had contact with the 10 new cases. He said all 10 cases show mild to moderate symptoms of Coronavirus.