JUST IN: Nigeria records six new cases of COVID-19, total now 238


Nigeria Center for Disease Control has announced six new cases of COVID-19 as total confirmed cases jump to 238.

According to NCDC on its official twitter handle, “Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 2 in Kwara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Rivers and 1 in the FCT. As at 09:30 pm 6th April, there are 238 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-five have been discharged with five deaths.

“For a breakdown of cases by states, Lagos- 120; FCT- 48; Osun- 20; Oyo- 9; Edo- 11; Bauchi- 6; Akwa Ibom- 5; Kaduna- 5; Ogun- 4; Enugu- 2; Ekiti- 2; Rivers-2; Benue- 1; Ondo- 1; Kwara- 2.” The two new cases recorded in Kwara state was first of its kind since the outbreak in Nigeria.