Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 40 as 4 new infections confirmed

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced four new coronavirus infections in the country.

The announcement states that Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections now peak at 40.

The NCDC made the announcement via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Monday night.

Three of the cases are in Lagos State and one in the Federal Capital Territory.

Two of these cases are persons who returned to Nigeria from overseas, NCDC said.

See the tweet:



Four new cases of have been confirmed in Nigeria. 3 are in Lagos State and 1 in FCT

Two of these cases are returning travellers

As at 11:00pm on the 23rd of March, there are 40 confirmed cases of in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death recorded

View image on Twitter

Subsequently, the state-by-state cases of the contagion is as follows:

Lagos- 28
FCT- 7
Ogun- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 1
Edo- 1

Total: 40 confirmed cases


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