Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 238

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria have increased to 238.

This was after the country recorded six new cases on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this via its Twitter handle.

Of the six new cases, the NCDC said two were recorded in Kwara State, two in Edo, one in Rivers and one in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

WE4WE REPORTS reported that Kwara has recorded its first two cases, the numbers of infections in Edo rose to ll and Rivers now has two cases.

NCDC also said that 35 patients have now been discharged in the country.

It tweeted, “Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: two in Kwara, two in Edo, one in Rivers and one in the FCT

“As of 09:30 pm on the 6th of April, there are 238 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-five have been discharged with five deaths.

“For a breakdown of cases by state, Lagos has 120, FCT- 48, Osun- 20, Oyo- nine, Edo- 11, Bauchi- six, Akwa Ibom – five, Kaduna- five, Ogun- four, Enugu- two, Ekiti- two, Rivers – two,
Benue- one, Ondo- one and Kwara- two.”