Nigerian Centre for Disease Control NCDC has announced 23 new cases of Covid-19 as at Wednesday night.
Tweeting @NCDCgov, the centre said AkwaIbom has joined the list of states with confirmed cases of coronavirus.
Twenty-three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; with 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in AkwaIbom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State. As at 08:00 pm of 1st April, there were 174 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Nine have been discharged with two deaths.