Nigeria has recorded two new deaths from coronavirus, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said Friday night.
The agency announced while confirming 20 new cases of the dreaded virus in four states and Abuja.
“Two new deaths have been recorded in Lagos and Edo State,” NCDC said in a series of tweets.
So far, Nigeria has recorded four deaths in all the 210 cases confirmed so far, while 25 patients have recovered and have been discharged.
Currently, Lagos is the hardest-hit by the disease with 109 cases. Nigeria’s capital city Abuja has 41 cases while Osun State has 22 cases.
Oyo State currently has eight cases while Edo State has seven case and Akwa Ibom has five cases confirmed. Ogun, and Kaduna State has four cases each. Bauchi has three cases. Enugu and Ekiti State both have two cases each while Rivers, Ondo and Benue State have one case each.
Lagos State, Ogun State and Abuja are currently lock-down after Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari ordered restriction of movements to and from these areas.
The Nigerian Presidency on Wednesday said the lockdown is one of the 50 measures Buhari has employed to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
So far, three state governors and President Muhammadu Buhari Chief of State Abba Kyari are among the people infected by the virus.
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