CORONAVIRUS: 2 TESTS POSITIVE IN ENUGU AS TOTAL CLIMBS TO 81

 

Sodiq Oyeleke

Enugu State has recorded two cases of coronavirus.

These are the first cases to be recorded in Enugu since an Italian brought the disease to Nigeria.

The Nigeria Disease Control Centre made this known late on Friday.

The NCDC said that Nigeria recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus, two of which were in Enugu, eight in Lagos and one in Edo.

The 11 new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 81

“11 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: Eight in Lagos State, two in Enugu and one in Edo.

“As of 11:55pm on 27th of March, there are 81 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Three have been discharged with one dead.

“For a breakdown of cases by states in real time as of 11:55pm on 27th of March, Lagos has 52 cases,

FCT- 14, Ogun- three, Ekiti- one, Oyo- three, Edo- two, Bauchi- two, Osun- one, Rivers- one, Enugu- two,” the tweet added.