The federal government of Nigeria has confirmed 10 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, announced this during a press conference in Abuja.
According to the minister, 3 are in the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) and 7 are in Lagos.
He added that 9 out of the 10 cases have travel history outside Nigeria in the last one week. The 10th case is a close contact with a confirmed case.
“That is a total of 22 cases in Nigeria: Lagos, 16; FCT, 3; Ekiti, 1, and Ogun, 2,” he said.