The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed an increase in the number of coronavirus cases to 44.
On its Twitter handle, @NCDCgov, the centre said new cases were confirmed.
One was in Abuja while the other was in Bauch State.
The tweet reads: “2 new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in FCT and 1 in Bauchi
“The cases have travel history to Germany and the UK.
“As at 06:25 pm on 24th March, there are 44 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death.”
The breakdown is stated below:
Total: 44 confirmed cases.