ABUJA – The coronavirus pandemic continues a steady rise in Nigeria as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing four new cases late evening of Tuesday.
According to the NCDC on its Twitter handle, three new cases were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja while one case happened in Lagos.
Earlier on Tuesday the agency had confirmed four new cases, thus making a total of eight new cases on Tuesday as at 8pm.
That brought the total number of confirmed cases to Nigeria to 139. It was 131 on Monday (yesterday).
On a happy note NCDC also announced that nine infected persons have been treated and discharged.
The full tweet is reproduced below:
Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos
As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths https://t.co/d8EyMmyGIZ
As at 08:00 pm 31st March, there are
139 confirmed cases
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, visit https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet