Covid19: Confirmed cases increases to 232 as Nigeria records eight new cases
Nigeria has recorded eight new cases of #coronavirus in Lagos State, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Kaduna State.
The eight new cases bring the total number of infections in the country to 232.
Of the eight new cases, five are in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and one in Kaduna State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 232.
So far, 33 have been discharged and five deaths recorded.
The Nigeria centre for disease control (NCDC) made this known via it Twitter handle last night.
It tweeted, “Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: Five in Lagos, two in the FCT and one in Kaduna State
“As of 09:30 pm on the 5th of April, there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 33 have been discharged with five deaths.
For a breakdown of the States, Lagos the epicentre of the virus has 120; FCT (47); Osun, (20); Oyo and Edo (nine each); Bauchi (six); Kaduna and Akwa Ibom (five each); Ogun (four 4); Enugu and Ekiti (two each). Rivers, Benue and Ondo have one each.