The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has detected 14 new cases of the coronavirus in the country.
The centre announced in a statement late Thursday that of the 14 persons, two are in Abuja while 12 are in Lagos.
It said: “14 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 12 in Lagos
“Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria & 1 is close contact of a confirmed case
“As of 7:35 pm 26th March, there are 65 confirmed cases, 3 discharged, 1 death.”
Overall, Lagos now has 44 cases of the virus while Abuja has 12.