Eight new Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Nigeria.

This was announced by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control on Sunday night.

Of the eight, five were recorded in Lagos while two in the Federal Capital Territory.

In a post on its Twitter handle, the NCDC said, "Eight new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: five in Lagos, two in the FCT and one in Kaduna State. 

"As at 9:30pm on April 5, there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 

"Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths." 

Lagos currently has the highest number of infected persons with 120, followed by the FCT with 47 cases.

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