Nigeria records five new cases of coronavirus

The Federal Ministry of Health on Wednesday, reported five new cases of the coronavirus.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8

As stated by The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), all the new five cases have a travel history to the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

“@Fmohnigeria has declared 5 new instances of #COVID19 in Nigeria bringing the total number confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8

“All 5 cases had a travel history to the UK/USA.

“We urge Nigerians to remain calm as public health response activities are intensified across the country.

“A detailed travel history of each case is being compiled and contact tracing has begun.

“Our National Emergency Operations Centre is supporting response in the states.

“The Federal Government through @Fmohnigeria is conducting risk assessment to initiate other relevant measures,” NCDC tweeted.