Nigeria has confirmed six 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 two of the cases are in Kwara, two in Edo, one in Rivers and one in the FCT
With the latest addition, the number of confirmed cases has hit 238 in the country with 35 discharged and five deaths.
Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 2 in Kwara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Rivers and 1 in the FCT
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 6, 2020