Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Hit 135


Nigeria’s coronavirus cases now stand at 135, with four new infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed on Tuesday.

It said,“As at 11:15 am 31st March there are 135 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria with two deaths.”

Out of the four new cases, three were recorded in Osun State and one in Ogun State.

The pandemic has so far spread to 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Lagos State leads with 81 cases, followed by the Federal Capital Territory Abuja with 25 cases.

Oyo State followed with eight cases.

With the four new cases announced on Tuesday, the number of cases in Osun State jumped from one to five while that of Ogun State increased from three to four.

Kaduna State has recorded three cases so far including Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

Enugu, Edo and Bauchi States have two cases each.

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