Eight new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID19) have been reported in Nigeria, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 89.
The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this at 4:00 pm on Saturday, noting that seven of the cases are in Lagos while one is in Benue State.
The NCDC disclosed this via its official Twitter handle on Saturday. The tweet reads:
“Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria, seven in Lagos and one in Benue State. As of 04:00 pm on 28th of March, there are 89 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with one dead.”