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BREAKING: 23 New Coronavirus Cases Confirms in Nigeria; Making 174

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday night, April 1, has announced the confirmation of another 23 new cases of COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in the country.

NCDC made the announcement Wednesday night on its official twitter account.

With the new 23 cases, Nigeria now has 174 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.

A tweet on the NCDC’s official Twitter handle, said nine of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, seven in the FCT, five in Akwa-Ibom, one in Kaduna and one in Bauchi State.

“Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa- Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State

“As at 08:00 pm 1st April there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.

“As at 08:00 pm 1st April, there are 174 confirmed cases, 9 discharged, 2 deaths,” it said.

For a breakdown of cases by states


Lagos- 91

FCT- 35

Oyo- 8

Osun- 14

Ogun- 4

Kaduna- 4

Enugu- 2

Edo- 4

Bauchi- 3

Ekiti- 2


Akwa-Ibom- 5

Benue- 1

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Victor Akande

Victor Akande, a blogger by profession for the past 7 years. He studied Mathematics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Contact: +2348053316946 Twitter: @Newsflash2471

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