The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Tuesday evening confirmed 16 new cases of coronavirus.
The number of confirmed cases of the virus in the country now stands at 254.
“Sixteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina,” NCDC said on Tuesday night.
“As at 09:30 pm 7th April there are 254 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”
The commission also said 44 patients have been discharged with six deaths.