The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus in the country has risen to 81.

This was disclosed via it’s twitter handle, @ncdcgov


A breakdown of cases on state by state basis show Lagos having the highest number of cases with 52,  FCT having 14, Ogun 3, Ekiti 1, Oyo 3, Edo 2, Bauchi 2, Osun 1, Rivers 1, and Enugu 2.

Of the 81 confirmed cases, 3 have been discharged as they have fully recovered. One death has been recorded.