The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed 5 new cases of Coronavirus in the country.
This was confirmed by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire during a press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The Minister explained that three of the victims came from the United States of America including a mother and child while two others also from the UK, who came via the nation’s land border.
Four cases are in Lagos and while one is from Ekiti.
The new confirmations bring the total number of cases in the country to 8.
A patient that was diagnosed and tested negative in Enugu state last week, reportedly died yesterday despite the negative result.