Nigeria confirms 16 new cases of COVID-19

By Mercy Chukwudiebere, Lagos


Sixteen new cases of Coronavirus known as COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nigeria.

On its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC said; ”10 of the new cases were in Lagos, two in the FCT, two in Oyo, one in Delta and one in Katsina.”

With the latest, the total number of the confirmed cases has risen to 254 with 44 discharged and 6 deaths.