Nigeria has recorded 22 new infections of coronavirus cases in Lagos, Bauchi, Edo States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tweetend on Wednesday night.
This now brings the total number of infections in the country to 276.
Of the 22 new cases, NCDC said 15 were recorded in Lagos State and four in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
It also said that two new cases were reported in Bauchi State, and one in Edo State.
Six deaths have been recorded so far and 44 patients discharged, it added.
“Twenty-two new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 15 in Lagos, four in the FCT, two in Bauchi, and one in Edo
“As of 09:00 pm on 8th of April, there are 276 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 44 have been discharged with six dead.
“Currently, Lagos has recorded 145 cases, FCT- 54, Osun- 20, Oyo- 11, Edo- 12, Bauchi- eight, Akwa Ibom- five, Kaduna- five, Ogun- four, Enugu- two, Ekiti- two, Rivers- two, Benue- one, Ondo- one, Kwara- two, Delta- one and Katsina – one,” NCDC tweeted.