The Nigeria Centre for Decease Control (NCDC) on its verified twitter handle on Sunday night, confirmed the first case in Bayelsa state.

“The Coronavirus patient is from Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, and she is a Civil Servant. She is currently at the isolation Centre” says Boma Sparo-Jack, Technical Adviser on Security.

According to the NCDC, Nigeria has recorded 91 new cases of COVID-19.

NCDC said, 43 of the new cases are in Lagos, eight in Sokoto, six in Taraba, five in Kaduna, five in Gombe, three in Ondo, three in FCT, three in Edo, three in Oyo, three in Rivers, three in Bauchi, two in Osun, one in Akwa Ibom, one in Bayelsa, one in Ebonyi, one in Kebbi.

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With them, Nigeria has 1273 cases of COVID-19 with 40 deaths and 239 discharged.

One case previously reported in Lagos, is now an Ondo State case

According to NCDC, “The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is 731, and eight in Ondo”

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