Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise to 22


The Federal Ministry of Health in Saturday said Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases had risen from 12 to 22.

The ministry stated the shocking development and n tweets.

It said: “At the routine press briefing today on #COVID19, #HMH @DrEOEhanire mentioned that as of today, there are 12 confirmed cases; 9 reported in Lagos State, 2 in Ogun State and 1 in Ekiti. One case has been discharged, index case is doing and the other cases are clinically stable.

“‘The increase in imported cases calls for personal responsibility to protect others and strict adherence to @NCDCgov self-isolation guidelines for all citizens who are returning from international travel for a minimum of 14 days even if you feel well’

“To reduce transmission of #COVID19, @NigeriaGov through Presidential Task Force on the Control of Coronavirus has restricted entry for travellers from 13 known high-risk countries and limited international travel to the two international airports in Lagos and Abuja.

“Contact tracing is ongoing and Port Health Services have heightened screening at all air, land and sea borders in collaboration with @Customng1 & @nigimmigration and according to the travel guidelines.”

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