The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed total numbers of the COVID-19 cases in the country and Edo state has being added to the lists of other States infected by the virus.
According to NCDC, Edo State has been added to the lists of States infected as it records it first case.
The NCDC made is known via their twitter handle.
Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo
2 cases are returning travellers from the UK
As at 09:45 am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged
Total: 35 confirmed cases