Sadly, Nigeria has recorded two new cases of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19). The two new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 44. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who provided the update on Tuesday said one was from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja while the other came from Bauchi State.
NCDC in a statement said, “The cases have travel history to Germany and the United Kingdom. As at 06:25 pm on March 24, there are 44 confirmed cases of COVID19 in Nigeria. Two have been discharged with one death.”
Following the increasing spread of the pandemic, different state governments in Nigeria have resorted to some drastic measures in their states to stem the tide of the disease. Lagos State for instance, which has been the most outstanding state as far as combating COVID-19 in the country have announced lockdown of the state except for essential service providers.