Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases recorded in Nigeria have risen by 20, as they hit 131. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this on Monday evening.
Out of the 20 new cases of Covid-19, 13 were recorded in Lagos State, four in Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), two in Kaduna and one in Oyo.
The NCDC tweeted, “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, four in FCT, two in Kaduna and one in Oyo State.
“As of 09:00 pm on March 30, there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with two deaths.”
As at 09:00 pm 30th March, there are
131 confirmed cases
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 30, 2020
Meanwhile, there were reports that Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state was confirmed positive to COVID-19, which he disclosed via his Twitter handle.
I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. pic.twitter.com/SX6UAYBb0S
— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020