Update: Coronavirus Cases Surge Above Hundred, Now 111

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as at 09:30pm on Sunday 29th March announced that there are 14 new cases of the novel Coronavirus in the country making a total of 111 persons infected with the disease.

NCDC on its twitter handle said nine of the new cases are in Lagos while five are in Abuja.

According to the latest breakdown by the NCDC, Lagos State leads with 68 cases, followed by 21 in Abuja, Ogun – three, Oyo – seven, Edo – two, Bauchi – two, Enugu – two, Osun – two, while Ekiti, Kaduna, Rivers and Benue states have one case of the infection each.

The virus has spread across 10 states and the FCT.

On Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a relief plan for Nigerians, who will be impacted by a lockdown to contain the disease in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun for 14 days, this will take effect from 30th March 2020 to 14 April 2020.

Update: Coronavirus Cases Surge Above Hundred, Now 111

 

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