Coronavirus Update: 5 New cases confirmed in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja, total cases now 51

Coronavirus Update: 5 New cases confirmed in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja, total cases now 51.

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has announced 5 fresh confirmed cases of coronavirus in Abuja,  Lagos, and Rivers state taking Nigeria’s tally of cases to 51.

In a series of tweets the NCDC disclosed this on their verified handle:

 

“Five new cases of COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos and 1 in Rivers 3 are returning travellers into Nigeria and  2 are close contacts of a confirmed case

As at 11:25 pm 25th March, there are 51 confirmed cases 2 discharged 1 death

For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

Currently;

Lagos- 32

FCT- 10

Ogun- 3

Ekiti- 1

Oyo- 1

Edo- 1

Bauchi-1

Osun-1

Rivers-1

Total: 51 confirmed cases”

Coronavirus Update: 5 New cases confirmed in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja
Coronavirus Update: 5 New cases confirmed in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja, total cases now 51

Recall that Rivers is the second state with a  confirmed case of coronavirus in South-southern Nigeria, the other state being Edo.

The fight against coronavirus is a joint task and we all need to play our part.

Wash your hands

Your hands should not touch your face

Social                   Distancing

No parties

No large gatherings

Stay at home

Eat fruits to boost your immune system

Don’t share fake news

Report to the appropriate authorities if you notice any symptom or you have a case to report. See numbers for different states to call here.

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