COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 23 new cases

Nnenna Okoronkwo, Abuja


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.