*As toll hits 174
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday evening confirmed another 23 new cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, bring the toll to 174.
This is coming even as Akwa Ibom State recorded its first cases of COVID-19 patient.
According to a tweet by the NCDC, “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 in real-time, currently; Lagos- 91, FCT- 35, Osun- 14, Oyo- 8, Ogun- 4, Edo- 4, Kaduna- 4, Enugu- 2, Bauchi- 3, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-1, Akwa Ibom- 5 and Benue- 1.