Nigeria on the 6th of April recorded 58 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

This brings the total number of  infections recorded in the country since the index case was reported to 163,388.

The latest figures were disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official twitter handle.

The 58 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos (32), Kaduna (5), Enugu (4), Kano (4), Edo (3), FCT (3), Osun (3), Abia (1), Bauchi (1), Gombe (1), and Rivers (1)

A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities