Nigeria Confirmed Four New Cases Of Coronavirus As Record Hits 40

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday 23rd of March, 2020 at about 11:00pm announced four new cases of coronavirus also known as COVID-19 in the country, making 40 cases in the country.

The health agency made the announcement in a series of tweets on its Twitter page. According to the tweets, this is the latest update on the disease as of 11:00pm on March 23, 2020.


Of the four cases, 3 are in Lagos State and 1 in FCT Two of these cases are returning travelers.

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For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see


Lagos- 28

FCT- 7

Ogun- 2

Ekiti- 1

Oyo- 1

Edo- 1

Total: 40 confirmed cases


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