Breaking: Nigeria records 5 new coronavirus cases

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigeria has recorded another five new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to eight.

The ministry said all the five new cases had a travel history to the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire during a press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja explained that three of the victims came from the United States of America including a mother and child while two others also from the UK, who came via the nation’s land border.

Four cases are in Lagos and while one is from Ekiti.