Nigerian govt announces 20 new cases of COVID-19, total cases now 131.
The National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention just now made an announcement of 20 fresh confirmed cases of coronavirus taking Nigeria’s total to 131 with 2 deaths and 8 persons discharged so far.
According to a series of tweets the NCDC:
“Twenty new cases of COVID -19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State.
As at 09:00 pm 30th March there are 131 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.
As at 09:00 pm 30th March, there are 131 confirmed cases 2 deaths
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see ncdc.gov.ng
Lagos – 81
FCT – 25
Ogun – 3
Enugu – 2
Oyo – 8
Edo – 2
Benue – 1
Kaduna – 3″
In a nationwide broadcast yesterday, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered a total lock down of Lagos, Ogun, and FCT for a period of 14 days so as to curb further spread.
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
No large gatherings
Stay at home
Eat fruits to boost your immune system
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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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