By Kazeem Ugbodaga
Nigeria has recorded another 22 new cases of Coronavirus infection, taking the national total to 276.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, of the 22 new cases recorded, Lagos has 15 new cases, four in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, two in Bauchi and one in Edo.
“Twenty-two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 15 in Lagos, 4 in the FCT, 2 in Bauchi, 1 in Edo.
“As at 09:00pm 8th April, there are 276 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths,” it said.
Twenty-two new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 15 in Lagos, 4 in the FCT, 2 in Bauchi, 1 in Edo
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 8, 2020
On Tuesday, the NCDC had reported had reported 16 new cases of Coronavirus, with the national figures hitting 254.
Today’s figures of 22 new cases represents an increase in Coronavirus cases in Nigeria.