The Federal Ministry of Health has announced the discovery of additional five new Coronavirus cases in the country.
This was made known in a press briefing by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday.
With the new development, the country has now had 8 cases of the pandemic which originated from China late last year.
Of the 5 new cases in Nigeria, one case is in Ekiti and the other 4 cases are located in Lagos.
Meanwhile, the federal government has placed entry restrictions from 13 countries in other to prevent the spread of the disease.
More details later.