The coronavirus has spread to Enugu State as Nigeria confirms 11 new cases, bring the total number now to 81.
It is the first case of the disease in Eastern Nigeria.
This update on the pandemic was given by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night.
Lagos State, which has been described as the country’s hotspot, added eight newcases, bringing the state’s total caseload to 52.
One other case was recorded in Edo State.
Earlier on Friday, the NCDC had reported the discovery of five new cases, three in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and two in Oyo state. No new case was reported in Lagos.
In total, 16 new cases were confirmed on Friday.