Nnenna Okoronkwo, Abuja
Nigeria has confirmed new cases of the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19.
Confirming the cases on its official Twitter handle, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC stated that 76 of the cases are in Lagos, 37 in Katsina, 32 in Jigawa, 23 in Kano, 19 in FCT, 18 in Borno, 10 in Edo, nine in Bauchi, six in Adamawa, five in Oyo, five in Ogun, one in Ekiti, one in Osun, one in Benue, one in Niger and one in Zamfara.
With the latest addition, the number of confirmed cases has hit 2802in the country with 417 discharged and 93 deaths.
245 new cases of #COVID19;
2802 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria