COVID-19: Nigeria records four new cases — toll now 139

By Victor Akuma

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night announced four new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria.

This makes it a total of 139 cases of those infected with the novel disease in the country.

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Disclosing this via its official Twitter handle, @NCDCgov., the agency revealed three of the cases were discovered in Abuja while one was in Lagos.

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

“As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”

Out of the number noted above, the centre further stated that a total of nine persons have been discharged. “…Nine have been discharged with two deaths.”

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