Tension rises as Nigeria again today record four new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The development was confirmed in a tweet on the verified Twitter account of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night.
The tweet reads: “Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos
“As at 08:00 pm 31st March, there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths,”
See the tweet below:
Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 31, 2020
This is coming some moments after Naija News reported that a 55-year-old man has tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus in Bauchi State, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to three.
The development was revealed by the Deputy Governor of the state, Sen. Baba Tela while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in the state.