Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister for Health has officially in a letter of March 21, Saturday confirmed 10 new COVID-19 cases in Lagos and Abuja.
The new casss brings the total infection case in Nigeria to 22 as at Saturday.
The letter written on his official letter headed Pape announced this and called for more caution and less panic however
Also on his dedicated social media Twitter handle: @DrEOEhanire, the Health Minister twitted:
#Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT.
That is a total of 22 cases in #Nigeria: Lagos 16, FCT 3, Ekiti 1 & Ogun 2.
2 have been discharged. All cases are clinically stable and receiving adequate care.
All are Nigerians, 9 returning from Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain & UK, 1 close contact of a known case.
In FCT, the cases are being treated at Uni. of Abuja Teaching Hosp., Gwagwalada.
In Lagos, the cases are being treated at Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.