Nigeria has recorded 4 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country.
Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Tuesday evening, March 31.
According to the NCDC, of the four new coronavirus cases recorded on Tuesday evening, three were detected in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital and one in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city.
The development means the number of cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen from one hundred and thirty-five to one hundred and thirty-nine.
The NCDC tweeted: “Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.
“As at 08:00 pm 31st March, there are 139 confirmed cases 9 discharged 2 deaths For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, visit covid19.ncdc.gov.ng Currently; Lagos- 82 FCT- 28 Oyo- 8 Osun- 5 Ogun- 4 Kaduna- 3 Enugu- 2 Edo- 2 Bauchi- 2 Ekoti- 1 Rivers-1 Benue- 1,“ the tweet added.
Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 31, 2020