Coronavirus: NCDC Announces Four New Cases In Abuja And Lagos

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The  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced four new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

According to agency, three of the cases are in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and one in Lagos State.

With this, confirmed cases in the country have risen to 139.

In the release on Twitter, the body tweeted: “Four new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; three in the FCT and one in Lagos.

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

“For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, Lagos currently has 82 cases, FCT- 28, Oyo- eight, Osun- five, Ogun- four, Kaduna- three, Enugu- two, Edo- two, Bauchi- two, Ekiti- one,
Rivers- one, and Benue – one.”

Nigeria recorded its first coronavirus case on February 27 when an Italian businessman, who was on a visit to Lafarge Africa Plc, Ewekoro, Ogun State, was diagnosed with the disease. The Italian had recently been discharged.

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