Enugu State has recorded two instances of the lethal coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre For Illness Management (NCDC) confirmed on Friday.
It’s the first time the illness has proven up in Nigeria’s south-east area.
“11 new instances of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: eight in Lagos, 2 in Enugu & 1 in Edo State,” the NCDC mentioned late Friday in a tweet.
11 new instances of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: eight in Lagos, 2 in Enugu & 1 in Edo State
As at 11:55pm 27th March, there are 81 confirmed instances of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. three have been discharged with 1 loss of life. pic.twitter.com/7p3v3qAcGM
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 27, 2020
Earlier on Friday, the NCDC had reported the invention of 5 new instances, three within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and two in Oyo state. No new case was reported in Lagos.
In whole, 16 new instances have been confirmed on Friday.