By Eseoghene Emuke
Edo State has recorded its first case of the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 35.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Monday while announcing five new confirmed cases of the COVID-19.
NCDC announced the development through its Twitter handle.
“Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: two in FCT, two in Lagos and one in Edo.
“Two cases are returning travellers from the UK. As of 09:45 am on 23rd of March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Two have been discharged.”