The number of people infected with coronavirus has increased following recent update by the NCDC.
New cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday night bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 51.
Confirming the new figure on its Twitter handle, the NCDC said: “On the 25th March 25, 2020, five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 was recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 51 cases have been confirmed, two cases have been discharged and one death from COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria
“2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Rivers… 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 2 are close contacts of a confirmed case”