Nigeria has recorded five new cases of coronavirus in the Federal Capital Territory and Oyo State.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Friday evening via its Twitter handle.
“Five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: Three in FCT and two in Oyo State
“As of 08:00 pm, 27th of March, there are 70 cases of confirmed #COVID19 reported Nigeria.
“Three have been discharged with one dead.
“Currently, Lagos has 44 cases; FCT- 14; Ogun – three; Ekiti – one; Oyo- three; Edo – one; Bauchi- two; Osun – one; and Rivers – one,” NCDC tweeted .
Nigerian authorities have closed airports and borders and shut schools across the nation as part of a series of measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.