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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases

 

Nigeria has confirmed fourteen new circumstances of COVID-19, in accordance with an announcement by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC). 

9 of the brand new circumstances have been confirmed in Lagos State with 5 within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in accordance with the NCDC.

With this, Nigeria now has –  as at 09:30pm, Sunday March 29th, 2020 – 111 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus, a tweet on the NCDC official Twitter deal with, defined.

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Fourteen new circumstances of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos and 5 in FCT

As at 09:30 pm 29th March there are 111 confirmed circumstances of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 1 demise. pic.twitter.com/qowI0bEPAg

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 29, 2020

As at 09:30 pm 29th March, there are

111 confirmed circumstances
1 demise

For a breakdown of circumstances by states in actual time, please see https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet

At present;
Lagos- 68
FCT- 21
Ogun- three
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 7
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Osun-2
Rivers-1
Benue- 1
Kaduna- 1

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 29, 2020

Earlier on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari imposed a curfew limiting actions in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja.

The President disclosed in his deal with to the nation on Sunday, March 29.

Addressing Nigerians, the President mentioned, “based mostly on the recommendation of the Federal Ministry of Well being and the NCDC, I’m directing the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days with impact from 11pm on Monday, 30th March 2020.

“This restriction will even apply to Ogun State because of its shut proximity to Lagos and the excessive site visitors between the 2 States.”

He urged all residents in these areas to remain of their houses, including that journey to or from different states ought to be postponed.

All companies and workplaces inside these places also needs to be absolutely closed throughout this era, President Buhari added.

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