Nigeria again today record four new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The development was confirmed in a tweet on the verified Twitter account of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night.
The tweet reads: “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,”
See the tweet below:
Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 31, 2020
Nigerians have however taken to social media to react to the new record of discharged persons.
It is observed from the reactions that the report of having nine persons discharged was a big-time relieve for Nigerians as this boost their hope that the virus may soon come to an end with the development, despite new cases recorded.
See some of the reactions below:
Well done on the great job. With more people being discharged, we may need to highlight the number of active cases going forward, in this case, 128 i.e. no of confirmed cases less the no discharged and no dead. Cheers!
— Stanley Otugeme (@StanleyOtugeme) March 31, 2020
9 discharged! Thank u for reporting @NCDCgov may d remaining 128 cases be discharge soon
— Tehilladi (@Tehildil) March 31, 2020
9 discharged cases. Wow. The ‘black man blood’ is real afterall. Kudos to you guys.
— Mamuzo (@mamuzoADUMS) March 31, 2020
At least 9 has been discharged, we are making progress. May God heal the rest and protect the rest of us
— omo iya _ola (@oluolami) March 31, 2020
This looks so much better.
Thank you for bringing back the discharged row… You'll never understand the sense of HOPE it gives.
Thank you for all you do @NCDCgov.
God bless you guys & all those on the frontlines! #WeShallOvercome#NigeriaWillPrevail#COVID19Nigeria
— Inya Ode (@inya01) March 31, 2020
This is coming some moments after Naija News reported that a 55-year-old man has tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus in Bauchi State, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to three.
The development was revealed by the Deputy Governor of the state, Sen. Baba Tela while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in the state.