Coronavirus Hits Akwa Ibom As Nigeria records 23 new cases


The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 23 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 174.

The NCDC, on its twitter handle, said of the 23 new cases, nine were from Lagos, seven at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, five in Akwa Ibom, one in Kaduna and one in Bauchi.

“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.

“As at 08:00pm 1st April there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths,” it said.

See the breakdown of cases by states below:

Lagos- 91
FCT- 35
Osun- 14
Oyo- 8
Ogun- 4
Edo- 4
Kaduna- 4
Bauchi- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 2
Benue- 1
Akwa Ibom- 5

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