Eight new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria

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NCDC report

9jatalkative reports that eight new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria by the Nigerian center for disease control, NCDC

This report by the NCDC counts that there are now a total of 97 cases in total in the country as at 10:40pm last night

There were a total of 16 cases confirmed on the 28th of march, 2020 by the Nigerian center for disease control, NCDC

The count goes as follows:

  • Abuja – 2 cases
  • Lagos – 7 Cases
  • Kaduna – 1 case
  • Osun – 1 case
  • Benue – 1 case
  • Oyo – 4 cases

The case in kaduna is the case of the governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai who tested positive to the dreaded virus last night

El-Rufai who tested positive is the second Governor to contact the COVID-19 virus in Nigeria

The Nigerian center for disease control, NCDC also reveals that the new confirmed cases of the virus are from returning travellers

The organisation stated that the patients showed little or moderate symptoms of the dreaded COVID-19 virus

A Statement from the nigerian center for disease control, NCDC read thus:

“As at 10:40 pm 28th March, there are

97 confirmed cases
1 death

For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

Currently;
Lagos- 59
FCT- 16
Ogun- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 7
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Osun-2
Rivers-1
Benue- 1
Kaduna- 1″

You can see the full tweet by the organisation below as they shared the update which is confirmed by THE PUNCH

The eight new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria forms a part of the total 97 cases confirmed by the NCDC

See the tweet below:

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Eight new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria

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