The Federal Ministry of Health, on Wednesday, announced that Nigeria has five new Coronavirus cases bringing the total number of cases to eight.
The Minister of Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie, made the announcement at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
He disclosed that all five cases had a travel history to the UK and USA. He also assured that the patients have mild symptoms and are under treatment.
This announcement came shortly after the Federal Government placed travel ban on high risk countries with over 1000 cases domestically. The countries include China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, U.S, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Recall that the orientation exercise of the National Youth Service Corps members as well as the National Sports Festival have been suspended.