The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday announced a rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country from 30 to 35.
The centre made this known via its verified Twitter handle, @ncdcgov.
It tweeted: ”Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo.
”2 cases are returning travellers from the UK.
”As at 09:45 am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged.”