Nigeria Records 16 New COVID-19 Cases

Many countries are still struggling to contain the Coronavirus pandemic which keeps spreading like wildfire. Just like other countries, Nigeria is at a heel stand to contain further spread of the virus which has brought a stand still to social and economical activities.

Sixteen new cases of the Coronavirus have been reported in Nigeria , bringing the total confirmed case to 254 according to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). NCDC also reported 1 death case, bringing the number of death cases to 6 and 44 discharged cases in total. Lagos State still remains the highest recorded case in Nigeria as a total of 130 cases have been reported by the NCDC.

States And Number of Recorded Cases:

Lagos – 130.

Abuja – 50.

Osun – 20.

Oyo – 11.

Edo – 11.

Bauchi – 6.

Kaduna – 5.

Akwa Ibom – 5.

Ogun – 4.

Ekiti – 2.

Rivers – 2.

Enugu – 2.

Kwara – 2.

Delta – 1.

Kastina – 1.

Benue – 1.

Ondo – 1.

As Nigeria still stands a chance to contain the Coronavirus pandemic, its best we observe the follow direct measures:

1) Social distancing.

2) Proper hand hygiene.

3) Wash hand regularly.

4) Avoid touching face, nose, eye and mouth.

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