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COVID-19: FG confirms 14 new cases, total now 65

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 14 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 65.

It said 12 of the new cases are in Lagos; one each in the FCT and Bauchi State.

NCDC said: “Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: one in FCT, one in Bauchi State and 12 in Lagos.

“Of the 14, six were detected on a vessel, three are returning travellers into Nigeria and one is a close contact of a confirmed case.

“As at 7:35 pm, 26th March, there are 65 confirmed cases, three discharged and one death.”

Currently, Lagos has 44 cases; FCT, 11; Ogun, two in Bauchi; and one case each in Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Osun and Rivers states.