Nigeria has recorded 25 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 135. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in new tweets on Tuesday afternoon after reporting 4 cases on Monday night and 20 fresh ones today.
The new cases are spread across Lagos, Kaduna, Oyo and the federal capital territory (FCT). Of the 135 confirmed cases, Lagos state has 81, FCT has 25 and Oyo has eight cases. Ogun has four with Kaduna states recording three, while Edo, Osun, Enugu, and Bauchi states have two cases each.
Ekiti, Rivers and Benue states have recorded one case each. Nigeria had earlier recorded its second death from the disease. Suleiman Achimugu, a former managing director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), is the first victim of the disease in the country.
Globally, over 600,000 cases have been recorded with at least 36,000 people already dead from coronavirus.
Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in Osun and 1 in Ogun
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 31, 2020