Breaking: Nigeria Records 22 New Cases of COVID-19


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 22 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 276 the total number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 15 of the cases were recorded in Lagos, four in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), two in Bauchi and one in Edo.

It said: “As at 09:00pm on April 8, there are 276 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 44 have been discharged with six deaths.”

Breakdown of the figures show that Lagos has 145 cases, FCT 54, Osun 20, Edo 12, Oyo 11, Bauchi eight, Akwa Ibom and Kaduna have five each, Ogun four, Enugu, Ekiti, Rivers and Kwara have two each, while Ondo, Benue, Delta and Kwara have one each.