The number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is seriously rising in Nigeria as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) records 4 new cases.
With this four new cases we now have a total number of infected persons in Nigeria to 40 as of 11:00 pm on Monday.
This new development was made known to the public by NCDC via their twitter handle in a series of tweet Monday night.
According to the agency, three of the new cases are in Lagos while the other one is in Abuja.
“Four new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria. 3 are in Lagos State and 1 in FCT.
“Two of these cases are returning travelers.
“As at 11:00 pm on the 23rd of March, there are 40 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death recorded,” the agency said.