A 6 weeks old baby with her mother arrived from the USA yesterday into the country and were both tested positive to COVID19.
This is part of the 5 cases as confirmed by @NCDC and @Fmohnigeria today making it a total of 8 cases of COVID19 patients in Nigeria.
4 of them Nigerians (one a 6-week old baby the youngest victim so far), and the fifth one a foreign national who came in through the land border which makes it the first case of infection via land border in Nigeria.
Minister of Health @DrEOEhanire: Of the 5 new cases of #Coronavirus in Nigeria, one case is in Ekiti and the other 4 cases are located in Lagos.
All being followed up and supported by State Health Authorities and @NCDCgov
More details will follow up later. Source: @NCDCGOV @Fmohnigeria
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