The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on its Twitter handle said the five new cases were reported in Abuja and Oyo State.
“As at 08:00 pm 27th March there are 70 cases of confirmed #COVID19 reported Nigeria. 3 have been discharged with 1 death,” the agency tweeted.
“As at 8:00 pm 27th March, there are 70 confirmed cases, 3 discharge and 1 death.”
In all, Lagos still has the highest number of confirmed cases with 44, FCT(Abuja) – 14, Ogun- 3, Oyo – 3, Bauchi-2 while Ekiti, Edo, Osun and Rivers have one case each.