Coronavirus: 10 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria

Coronavirus: 10 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has on Sunday, 5th-April-2020 confirmed 10 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The 10 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria are:

6 new cases in Lagos, 2 new cases in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and 2 new cases of Coronavirus in Edo state.

According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC reports as at 11:15am on Sunday, 5th day of April there are 224 confirmed cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria and 27 confirmed fully healthy have been discharged and 5 deaths.

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Let’s take a look at state with confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

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1. Lagos State which is one of the most Populated state in Nigeria has 115 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

2. Abuja the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria has about 45 confirmed case of coronavirus in Nigeria.

3. Osun state has 20 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

4. Oyo State has only 9 cases of Coronavirus confirmed.

5. Edo state which have 9 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Edo has same confirmed case with Oyo State.

6. Bauchi have 6 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

7. Akwa-Ibom have 5 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

8. Ogun state have 4 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.

9. Kaduna state have 4 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

10. Enugu State have 2 confirmed coronavirus cases.

11. Ekiti State have 2 confirmed coronavirus cases.

12. Rivers state have 1 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.

13. Benue State have 1 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded.

14. Ondo state have only 1 cases of Covid-19 confirmed.

In total we have 224 confirmed cases, 27 recovered and discharged with 5 deaths recorded in Nigeria.

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These are the Must Do measures to protect yourself and your family;

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  1. Wash hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitiser if no water and soap is available
  2. Social distancing helps to reducing the spread of the coronavirus through:

● Use of no-touch greetings (no handshakes, hugs or peg)

● keeping at least 2 metres (5 feet) distance away from others or respectively anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

● Stay at home if you feel unhealthy with any of the symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing. Immediately call NCDC’s 24/7 toll-free number 0800 970 000 0010. Do not self-medicate

● Avoid or postpone any events with large gatherings of people including schools, workplaces, places of worship, crowded supermarkets and pharmacies, social and sporting events.

  1. Persons with a persistent cough or sneezing, should stay at home until they recover
  2. Make sure you and people around you observe hand and respiratory hygiene by:

● Covering your nose with tissue when sneezing or coughing. Immediately dispose of tissue in a covered bin and wash your hands with soap and water. Use an alcohol-based sanitiser if no water and soap is available

● Coughing or sneezing into the sleeve of your bent elbow if no tissue is available.

  1. Avoid all non-essential travel to all countries

The Federal Ministry of Health reiterates its commitment to ensure the control of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.

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