The official Twitter account of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed the number of COVID 19 cases in the country is now thirty. The index case and his contact have thankfully recovered and have been discharged.

Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria

2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case.

As at 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with no deaths.