The Nigeria Centre For Illness Management has confirmed 11 new COVID-19 circumstances in Lagos State, taking Nigeria’s complete to 373 circumstances as of Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
Eleven new circumstances of #COVID19 have been reported in Lagos State.
As at 11:00 pm 14th April there are 373 confirmed circumstances of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/XtcbJ4qxA6
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 14, 2020
The newest affirmation comes lower than two hours after the NCDC confirmed 19, circumstances – 14 of them in Lagos, two within the Federal Capital Territory and one in every of Akwa Ibom, Edo and Kano states.
In all, it means the NCDC confirmed a complete of 30 circumstances on Tuesday, 25 of them in Lagos State which is the epicentre of the pandemic within the nation.
Of Nigeria’s complete 373 circumstances as of 11 pm on April 14, 214 of them have been in Lagos.
Up to now, 99 circumstances have been discharged within the nation will 11 deaths recorded.
A breakdown of the figures by states and the FCT, in keeping with the FCT is as follows: Lagos- 214; FCT- 58; Osun- 20; Edo- 15; Oyo- 11; Ogun- 9; Bauchi- 6; Kaduna- 6; Akwa Ibom- 6; Katsina-5; Kwara- four; Kano- four; Ondo- three; Delta- three; Enugu- 2; Ekiti- 2; Rivers-2; Benue- 1; Niger- 1; Anambra- 1.
A number of measures have been taken to battle the pandemic within the nation with the Federal and state governments imposing motion restrictions and imposing lockdowns.
Faculties and a number of other different establishments have been shut and restrictions have been positioned on giant gatherings with social distancing legal guidelines in place in a number of states.
On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari prolonged a lockdown in Lagos and Ogun State in addition to the Federal Capital Territory by two weeks after an preliminary two-week lockdown, which he introduced on March 29 expired.
In a nationwide broadcast, the President appealed to Nigerians to adjust to the lockdown because it was important to saving lives.
“The irresponsibility of a few can lead to the death of many,” the President warned.
With a lockdown in place, there have been humanitarian and safety considerations, however the Federal Authorities says reduction supplies and money transfers and different measures will assist cushion the results of the lockdown.