Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday recorded five more positive cases of COVID-19 in the country raising the total infections to 323.
The Health agency in a tweet confirmed the new cases on Sunday evening.
The centre said that two cases were confirmed in Kwara and Lagos States respectively as the last infection was discovered in Katsina state.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
2 in Lagos
2 in Kwara
1 in Katsina
As at 09:10 pm 12th April there are 323 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with 10 deaths
There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria pic.twitter.com/hfsRXAaiTQ
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 12, 2020
As of 9:10pm on April 12, the health agency noted that 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have recorded at least one confirmed case of coronavirus in the country.
It revealed that the death toll stood at 10 while 15 more people recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of those who have been discharged to 85.
With the latest update on COVID-19 in Nigeria, Lagos now has a total of 176 confirmed cases – more than triple the figure in the FCT.
The figures elsewhere are Abuja – 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Ogun – seven, Bauchi – six, Kaduna – six, Akwa Ibom – five, Katsina – five, and Kwara – four.
Others include Delta – three, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Ondo – two, Benue – one, Niger – one, Anambra – one, and Kano – one.