The Federal Ministry of Health on Tuesday confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus disease in Nigeria.
The confirmed new cases were discovered in Lagos and Ogun states.
The development was contained in a tweet released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
It tweeted; “Two new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria. 1 is in Lagos State & 1 in Ogun.
“One case is a returning traveler. The second case is contact of a previously confirmed case.”
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 42,” the statement added.