The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria has risen to 362, after nineteen new cases of the virus was reported today.
Yesterday President Buhari extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja for another 14 days, due to the rising cases of coronavirus in the region.
Taking to Twitter, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed the new cases, as Lagos continues to top the chart of affected states in the country, with 203 cases.
The NCDC wrote on Twitter;
“Nineteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
14 in Lagos
2 in FCT
1 in Kano
1 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Edo
As at 09:20 pm 14th April there are 362 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths
As at 09:20 pm 14th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT
Akwa Ibom- 5