Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, on Saturday afternoon confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Concise News reports that seven of the new cases are in Lagos and one in Benue, bringing the number of total known cases to 89 with one death.
“8 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria, 7 in Lagos and 1 in Benue State,” the NCDC tweeted.
“As at 04:00 pm 28th March there are 89 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 1 death.”
8 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria, 7 in Lagos and 1 in Benue State.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 28, 2020
Breakdown of confirmed cases as of Saturday
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