Nigeria has recorded 10 quiet conditions of coronavirus, including in the federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja.
Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, launched this on Saturday.
He said the infection is in three states besides to the FCT — Lagos, Ekiti, and Ogun.
There is a entire of 22 confirmed conditions in the country right now.
The three conditions in Abuja — two males and one female — all returned from in one more country between March 14 and 18.
While one has been in self-isolation, the assorted two delight in no longer.
The minister additionally said the 10 quiet conditions are Nigerians, and that 9 of them delight in commute historical past to Canada, France, The Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom and returned previously one week, while the tenth case is a end contact of a beforehand confirmed case.
Ehanire said: “Nigeria has recorded 10 quiet conditions of COVID-19 in Lagos and Abuja.
“Which may perhaps be a entire of 22 conditions in Nigeria: Lagos, 16; FCT, 3; Ekiti, 1, and Ogun, 2.”
He added that two of the patients were discharged, and that “all conditions are clinically stable and receiving ample care”.
One among the recent conditions confirmed in Lagos change into once that of local transmission.
The affected person in his 50s did no longer commute out of the country, however had contact with one amongst the patients that returned from in one more country.
To curb the spread of the virus, the federal authorities banned travellers — with the exception of Nigerians — from 15 international locations which delight in recorded bigger than 1,000 conditions of the illness.
Most faculties including tertiary institutions delight in additionally been shut down till additional detect.
The FCT adminsitration had said it attach of living up two isolation wards in the nation’s capital in accordance with the illness.
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