Three Chinese nationals have been quarantined in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The State commissioner for Health, Nimkong Ndam, who confirmed this said the Chinese were suspected to have arrived in the state on Friday from Ethiopia.
They were in the state for mining activities.
He added that the suspects have been isolated at a centre for proper investigation by health workers sent to the area.
The current outbreak of coronavirus disease was first reported in Wuhan China, on 31st of December 2019.
Nigeria recorded the first case of the virus on Friday.