Nigeria has recorded eight new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
Naija News reports that the new cases were recorded in the federal capital territory (FCT), Oyo, Kaduna and Osun.
The new cases were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a series of tweets on Saturday night.
The NCDC said the FCT has two new cases, four in Oyo and one case each in Kaduna and Osun.
The development brings the country’s total number of cases to 97.
“Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Osun State,” the centre tweeted.
“As at 10:40 pm 28th March there are 97 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 1 death.”
Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Osun State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 28, 2020