Nigeria has recorded 22 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 276 and 6 deaths.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday night, April 8, made the announcement Wednesday night on its official Twitter account.
The new cases are spread across Lagos, Bauchi, Edo and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC said, “Twenty-two new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 15 in Lagos, four in the FCT, two in Bauchi, one in Edo.
“As at 9:00pm 8th April, there are 276 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria”.
“Forty-four have been discharged with six deaths.”
Following the confirmation of new cases on Wednesday night, sixteen states and Abuja in Nigeria now have at least one case.
The states with confirmed cases are:
Akwa Ibom- 5
Kwara – 2
Kastina – 1