The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
In a tweet, the health agency says the total number of cases in Nigeria is 238 as of 9:30pm on Monday.
It revealed that Kwara and Edo recorded two cases respectively while Rivers and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) confirmed a case each.
The total number of deaths recorded so far now stands at five while the figure of those who have been discharged increased from 33 to 35.
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This comes hours after Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced that two more people had recovered in the state.
Governor Sanwo-Olu had noted that the latest success made the number of people that have recovered from coronavirus in Lagos to 31.
He said the two persons – both females – were discharged from the government’s Infectious Disease Hospital after they tested negative twice for coronavirus.
Despite the latest development in Lagos, a total of 120 cases have been discovered in Lagos while 48 infections were confirmed in Abuja.
Others are Osun – 20, Edo – 11, Oyo – nine, Bauchi – six, Akwa Ibom – five, Kaduna – five, Ogun – four, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Kwara – two, Benue – one, and Ondo – one.