The number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have continued to increase despite efforts by state and federal governments to curtail the spread.
As at Tuesday evening, fresh coronavirus cases were recorded in the federal capital territory (FCT) and Bauchi state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a series of tweets on Tuesday.
The centre said the cases had travel history to Germany and the UK.
This brings the total number of cases in the country to 44.
“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 agency tweeted.