The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 23 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, according to an update Wednesday night.
Of the Twenty-three, 9 are in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State
“As at 08:00 pm 1st April, there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths,” the NCDC tweeted.
Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 1, 2020
Nigeria now has 174 total confirmed cases of the virus, nine of which have been discharged, and two deaths.
A breakdown of state by cases as it currently stands, according to the NCDC, is as follows:
Akwa Ibom- 5