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Imo State on Saturday recorded her first case of the novel coronavirus, as confirmed by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control.
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Saturday recorded 87 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,182.
According to the NCDC in a tweet via its official handle, 33 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 18 in Borno, 12 in Osun, nine in Katsina, four each in Kano and Ekiti, three each in Edo and Bauchi and one in Imo.
The country’s total deaths from the virus now stand at 35 while 222 have recovered.