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BREAKING: Nigerian Government Confirms Five New Cases Of Coronavirus

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Monday morning announced five new cases of Coronavirus in the country.

The latest announcement has taken the total number of confirmed cases of the pandemic from 30 to 35.

In a post on Twitter, NCDC said, “Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: two in FCT, two in Lagos and one in Edo.

“Two cases are returning travellers from the UK

“As at 09:45am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Two have been discharged.”

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday announced that his son had been infected with the virus and currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Abuja. 

To curb the spread of the pandemic, the federal and state governments have adopted series of measures including closing of schools, banning international flights and restricting public gatherings to a limited number of persons.

The virus, which broke out in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and has spread to more than 77 countries around the world, has killed over 11, 184 persons so far and infected at least 266, 073 individuals.

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  1. Favour says

    Let’s try to prevent this deadly disease from spread in this country, pls every one should use hand sanitizer ,wash hands frequently, don’t stay in crowded area not more than 50 persons ,stay safe everyone. God bless Nigeria

  2. letitia189 says

    if we should work in one accord be quarantined and wash hands regularly it will definitely help infighting it

  3. Kantics67 says

    Wow this is serious and getting out of hand. The government should put more effort to prevent more spread

  4. ultimantum98 says

    It isn’t easy to be isolated but our health right now is more important than the fun we wanna have. Wash your hands regularly,don’t allow you throat get dry keep it moist always and rounding it up remember to pray to your God he is what we have now

  5. Johnson1059 says

    If only people willl just follow the direction of good hygiene by washing their hands regularly nd staying indoors all this numbers will reduce

  6. Johnson1059 says

    It will only take everyone effort to fight this disease and also observe nd carry out the necessary safety information by washing of hands regularly nd sanitizing

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