Nigeria has recorded 49 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
In a tweet on Saturday April 18, the NCDC reported 23 new cases in Lagos, 12 in the Federal Capital Territory, 10 in Kano, 2 in Ogun, and 1 each in Oyo and Ekiti state.
This bring the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria to 542, discharged cases 166 and Deaths 19.
Forty-nine new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
23 in Lagos
12 in FCT
10 in Kano
2 in Ogun
1 in Oyo
1 in Ekiti
As at 10:40 pm 18th April there are 542 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 18, 2020