Nigeria Confirms 14 New Covid-19 Cases, Bringing Total Cases to 65

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 65, the nation’s centre for disease control said on Thursday evening.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said 14 new cases were affirmed late on Thursday. Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, 3 were returning travellers into Nigeria and was a close contact of a confirmed case.

Two of those cases were affirmed in Abuja while the remaining 12 were in Lagos, NCDC said.