FLASH: COVID-19 cases rise to 139, three in FCT, one in Lagos

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu has appealed for test kits
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced four new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria on Tuesday evening.

The disease control centre said this takes the total number of confirmed cases to 139 with two deaths recorded.

“Four new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; three in the FCT and one in Lagos.

“As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths,” NCDC said.

Here’s the breakdown according to the NCDC. Lagos- 82 FCT- 28 Oyo- 8 Osun- 5 Ogun- 4 Kaduna- 3 Enugu- 2 Edo- 2 Bauchi- 2 Ekoti- 1 Rivers-1 Benue- 1.


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