The number of positive cases of the COVID-19 virus has risen to 46.
This was revealed this morning by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) after confirming two more cases; one in Lagos and the other in Osun State.
According to the government agency, both cases returned to Nigeria from abroad in the last seven days.
Two new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in Lagos and 1 in Osun
Both cases are returning travellers to Nigeria in the last 7 days
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 25, 2020
With Osun state now on the list, the breakdown of cases by states in real-time are Lagos- 30 FCT- 8 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 1 Edo- 1 Bauchi-1 Osun with two discharged and one death.
Yesterday, the number rose to 44 after Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed and another index from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) tested positive of the dreaded virus.
According to the NCDC, the governor travelled to Germany and the UK in the last three weeks.