Twelve new cases of the coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov by 12:30 pm on Wednesday.
Of the new cases, 9 are in Osun state, 2 in Edo state and 1 in Ekiti State.
Twelve new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Osun, 2 in Edo and 1 in Ekiti State
As at 12:30 pm 1st April there are 151 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths pic.twitter.com/SVxZ4H3pBd
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 1, 2020
This brings the total confirmed cases in Nigeria to 151.
The breakdown: Lagos- 82, FCT- 28, Osun- 14, Oyo- 8, Ogun- 4, Edo- 4, Kaduna- 3, Enugu- 2, Bauchi- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-1, and Benue- 1.
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