The Nigeria government has announced 20 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The new cases were announced in four states – Lagos, Kaduna and Oyo – and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 131.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the breakdown of new cases were 13 in Lagos, four in FCT, two in Kaduna and one in Oyo State.
The Oyo State case is believed to be Governor Seyi Makinde.
The NCDC provided information on the new cases on its official Twitter handle, saying here are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.”
The second death had earlier been reported by the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, on Monday.
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