The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed ten new cases of Covid-19 19 in Nigeria, 4 in the FCT and 7 in Lagos.
The cases in Abuja are being treated at the University of Abuja teaching Hospital.
All ten cases are Nigerian Nationals. Nine of them had traveled to Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom and returned in the past week.
According to a statement signed by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, all ten have between Mild to moderate symptoms and are being treated.
The Minister emphasized the need for social distancing and avoiding crowds and social events for now.
He also urged Nigerians to embrace No touch greetings and avoid travelling to other countries for now.
As at Today the total number of Covid-19 cases in Nigeria stands at 22.