NCDC records 22 new COVID-19 cases, Nigeria’s total now 276

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Nigeria has recorded 22 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed in a statement Wednesday, April 8 night.

According to the disease control agency, the fresh virus infection cases are were reported in Lagos (15), the FCT (4), Bauchi (2) and Edo (1) respectively.

Lagos and Abuja remain the epicentres of the virus in southern and northern Nigeria, with 145 and 54 cases in total, respectively.

NCDC in a tweet on its verified Twitter handle stated that “as of 09:00 p.m. 8th April, there are 276 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

“Forty-four have been discharged with six deaths,” said the NCDC in a tweet update announcing the new cases to Nigerians.[do_widget id=heateor_sss_sharing-2]