BREAKING: Nigeria records four new cases of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) has announced four new cases of coronavirus across Nigeria. The latest report released at 11:15 am Tuesday, revealed three of the four cases are from Osun State and one from Ogun State. This brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases to 135. This came just 14 hours after 20 new cases were confirmed.

The NDDC had revealed on Monday night that 20 new cases had been confirmed. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a tweet on Monday evening. The new cases are spread across Lagos, Kaduna, Oyo and the federal capital territory (FCT). “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State As at 09:00 pm 30th March there are 131 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths,” the tweet read.

Of the 131 confirmed cases, Lagos state has 81, FCT has 25 and Oyo has eight cases. Ogun and Kaduna states have three cases each, while Edo, Osun, Enugu, and Bauchi states have two cases each. Ekiti, Rivers and Benue states have recorded one case each.

Then they reported the 4 new cases this morning

“Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in Osun and 1 in Ogun As at 11:15 am 31st March there are 135 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.

“As at 11:15 am 31st March, there are 135 confirmed cases 2 deaths For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, please see


Lagos State: 81
FCT: 25
Ogun State: 4
Enugu State: 2
Ekiti State: 1
Oyo State: 8
Edo State: 2
Bauchi State: 2
Osun State: 5
Rivers State:1
Benue State: 1 
Kaduna- 3,” NCDC tweeted.


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