Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms 14 new cases as toll rises to 65

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday evening confirmed fourteen new cases of Coronavirus in the country.

Following the new cases, the country now has a total of 65 cases including one death recorded.

Lagos State has 12 of the new cases while the Federal Capital Territory has two cases. Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is close contact of a confirmed case

With 65 confirmed cases, 61 are now active cases,3 have been discharged while 1 death.

For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, Lagos leads witb 44 cases, followed by the FCT with 12 cases, Ogun 3 cases while Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun and Rivers has one case each.