Nigeria has been hit with another 14 new cases of Coronavirus, with the national figures standing at 288.

Lagos has continued to have rising cases, as it had 13 of the new cases announced by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State

As at 09:30 pm 9th April there are 288 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fifty-one have been discharged with seven deaths

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 9, 2020

Yesterday, we erroneously reported 2 new cases in Bauchi. Following further review, we can confirm that these were repeat tests for previously confirmed cases.

We apologise for this error and remain committed to ensuring transparent and accurate reporting of test results

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 9, 2020