BREAKING: Nigeria Records Sharp Rise in Coronavirus Cases with Lagos Leading Other States

African biggest economy, Nigeria has recorded 16 new Coronavirus cases, this development has brought the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 254.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control revealed this in a post on Twitter on Tuesday night.

The new cases are spread across Lagos, Delta, Oyo, Kastina and the Federal Capital Territory.

It said, “Sixteen new cases of ‪COVID19‬ have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina.

“As at 9:30pm 7th April, there are 254 confirmed cases of ‪COVID-19‬ reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths.”

However, the total number of those tested from where this figures were gotten was not made public.