The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, the highest for one day since the outbreak of the virus in the country.
It said two of the cases are in FCT and 12 in Lagos.
Out of the 14, two were detected on a vessel, three were returning travellers and one is close contact of a confirmed case.
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 close contact of a confirmed case
As at 7:35 pm 26th March, there are
65 confirmed cases
1 death pic.twitter.com/123vN6oNEB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 26, 2020
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see
Total: 65 confirmed cases
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 65