Nigeria confirms four new coronavirus cases, toll rises to 139

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.

“Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos,” NCDC tweeted.

“As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.”

“As at 08:00 pm 31st March, there are 139 confirmed cases,9 discharged, 2 deaths. For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, please see

“Currently; Lagos – 82 FCT – 28 Ogun – 4 Enugu – 2 Ekiti – 1 Oyo – 8 Edo – 2 Bauchi – 2 Osun -5 Rivers-1 Benue- 1 Kaduna- 3.”

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