Nigeria records 8 new cases of COVID-19 as tally hits 97


Eight new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded by the federal government, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 97.

Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a statement on its Twitter handle on Saturday night.

According to the center, two cases were recorded in FCT, four were confirmed in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Osun State.

It tweeted: “Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Osun State. As at 10:40 pm 28th March there are 97 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 1 death.”

Below is a total breakdown of states with confirmed cases of the deadly virus in Nigeria;

Lagos- 59
FCT- 16
Ogun- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 7
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Benue- 1
Kaduna- 1

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