BREAKING: Nigeria records five new coronavirus cases
The Federal Ministry of Health has announced five new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight.
All the five new cases had a travel history to the United States and the United Kingdom.
Two of the new cases arrived from the UK while the other three arrived from the UK.
Four of the cases including a six-week-old baby were Nigerians while the fifth was a foreign national who came in through the land border.
This is the first recorded case of the coronavirus infection through the land borders of Nigeria.
Of the five new cases, four are in Lagos State and the other one is in Ekiti State.