JUST IN: 4 fresh cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria, total cases now 135.
The National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has announced four new cases of coronavirus taking Nigeria’s total tally to 135 with 2 deaths and 9 discharged.
According to a series of tweets by the NCDC on their verified twitter handle:
Four new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in Osun and 1 in Ogun
As at 11:15 am 31st March there are 135 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths.
As at 11:15 am 31st March, there are 135 confirmed cases 2 deaths
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see ncdc.gov.ng
Oyo – 8
Benue – 1
Kaduna – 3″
In a nationwide broadcast on Saturday , 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
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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