Forty-nine cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recorded in Nigeria.
This was confirmed in a tweet by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday.
This means Nigeria now has 542 confirmed cases in the country.
“Forty-nine new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
“23 in Lagos, 12 in FCT, 10 in Kano. 2 in Ogun1 in Oyo. 1 in Ekiti
”As at 10:40 pm 18th April there are 542 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 166, deaths: 19,” it said.