Nigeria, a country population of citizens around 200 million. A total of 5,000 samples had so far been tested for coronavirus in Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) laboratories and there had been 288 positive results.
So far 5,000 samples have been tested in Africa’s most populated country.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, seven people have died from having been infected with the coronavirus COVID-19.
The first case of coronavirus infection in Nigeria was reported on 27 February 2020, the case is an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos, Nigeria on the 25th of February 2020
On 1 April, the Nigerian government ordered the lockdown of Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria’s commercial and political capitals.