FLASH: Nigeria announces 23 new cases of coronavirus

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Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC is managing coronavirus in Nigeria COVID-19
Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC is managing coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 23 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria on Wednesday night.

The disease control centre said this takes the total number of confirmed cases to 174 with two deaths recorded.

“Twenty-three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; Nine in Lagos, seven in the FCT, five in Akwa Ibom, one in Kaduna and one in Bauchi state.

“As at 08:00 pm 1st April there are 174 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths,” NCDC said.