NCDC Confirms 20 New Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria As Tally Hits 131


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed twenty new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 131.

The health agency made this known after Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus.

In a series of tweets on its Twitter handle on Monday, the center said 13 cases were recorded in Lagos, four in Federal Capital Territory, two in Kaduna and one in Oyo State.

The NCDC stressed that as at 09:00 pm 30th March, there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.

It wrote: “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State As at 09:00 pm 30th March there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.”

See the breakdown of cases by states below:

Lagos- 81
FCT- 25
Ogun- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 8
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Benue- 1
Kaduna- 3

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