Nigeria announced on Saturday 10 more novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed, bringing the total number to 22.
Seven of the cases were recorded in Lagos while three persons tested positive in Abuja.
Confirming the incident, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via their official twitter account wrote; “@Fmohnigeria has confirmed 10 new cases of #COVID19 in #Nigeria. Of the 10 new cases, 3 are in the Federal Capital Territory and 7 are in Lagos. 9 out of the 10 cases have travel history outside Nigeria in the last one week. The 10th case is a close contact of a confirmed case”
All new cases have mild to moderate symptoms, and are being managed at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital and Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.