EHIME ALEX, Lagos
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed a toll of 174 cases of the coronavirus in the country, after 23 new cases were reported on Wednesday.
According to NCDC, of the 23 new cases, nine were reported in Lagos, seven in Abuja, five in Akwa Ibom, and one each in Kaduna and Bauchi states respectively.
The NCDC on its verified Twitter channel stated that “Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State.
“As at 08:00 pm 1st April there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths”.
For a breakdown of cases by states, it detailed that currently;
Akwa Ibom- 5