Nigeria has confirmed 23 new cases of the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19.
The new cases were confirmed in Lagos, FCT, Akwa Ibom, Kadunaand Bauchi.
According to Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, 9 of the cases were confirmed in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State.
This brings the total confirmed cases to 174 with nine discharged and two deaths.
Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 1, 2020