UPDATED: Nigeria confirms 14 new cases of Covid-19, Toll now 65

By our reporter| Nigeria on Thursday confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made the disclosure via its Twitter handle.

A breakdown of the number of the additional cases showed that 12 new cases were discovered in Lagos while the remaining two were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Six of the cases were detected on a vessel and three others were returning travellers into the country while the remaining case was a close contact of a confirmed case.

On the other hand, the NCDC revealed that another case had been discharged, bringing the number of persons who have recovered from the virus to three.

The tweet read, ”14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos

”Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is a close contact of a confirmed case”

”As at 7:35 pm 26th March, there are

65 confirmed cases
3 discharged”

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