By Sylvanus Okpe
Four new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria pushing the infected number to 40.
Out of the four new cases that were confirmed late Monday evening, three are in Lagos State, while one new case was recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
This brought the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria to 40 out of which two have been discharged with one death.
According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), two of these cases are returning travellers.
A breakdown of cases by states as at 11:00 pm on the 23rd of March, 2020, showed that Lagos had 28, Abuja 7, Ogun 2, Ekiti 1
Oyo 1 and Edo 1.
The federal government on Monday, continued to explore options in its containment efforts as the Muhammadu Buhari led administration directed public servants to work from home.