COVID-19: Nigeria cases rise to 139

The cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria have increased to 139, the Nigaria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed.

According to the centre on its Twitter handle @NCDCGov, “four cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos,” rising from 135 earlier reported.

“As at 08:00 pm 31st there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been with two deaths,” it tweeted.

The Centre further gave a breakdown of the cases as at 08:00 pm 31st :

139 confirmed cases
2 deaths

Lagos- 82
FCT- 28
Oyo- 8
Osun- 5
Ogun- 4
Kaduna- 3
Enugu- 2
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Ekoti- 1
Benue- 1