The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 16 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 254 across the country.
On its Twitter page on Tuesday night, NCDC said 10 of the new cases are in Lagos, two in the federal capital territory and Oyo, respectively, while Delta and Katsina recorded one case each.
The number of discharged cases has also risen to 44. Nigeria has now recorded a total of 6 death from the COVID-19.
“Sixteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), two in Oyo, one in Delta and one in Katsina.
“As at 09:30 pm 7th April 7 there are 254 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths,” the tweet reads.