Nigeria has just confirmed twenty new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), "Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State.

"As at 09:00 pm 30th March there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths."

The latest Oyo state Covid-19 patient is State Governor Seyi Makinde.

Here's a breakdown of cases by states at this time:

  • Lagos- 81
  • FCT- 25
  • Ogun- 3
  • Enugu- 2
  • Ekiti- 1
  • Oyo- 8
  • Edo- 2
  • Bauchi- 2
  • Osun-2
  • Rivers-1
  • Benue- 1
  • Kaduna- 3

8 persons have so far recovered from the virus in Lagos and have been discharged.