Nigeria on Saturday recorded 13 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 318, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the NCDC, 11 of the new cases reported were found in Lagos, one in Delta and one in Kano.
“As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria,” the NCDC said in a tweet.
The agency also noted that 70 patients have been discharged with 10 deaths recorded.
More than half of the country’s 36 states have now reported at least one case of the deadly virus.