Coronavirus Is In Nigeria And Here’s What You Should Know

February 28, 2020

For a while now, Coronavirus has been making the rounds with different countries reporting a new case every day. In Nigeria, we have been spectators since the first incident was reported and we empathized from afar.

However, yesterday, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control informed us of the first reported case of Coronavirus in Nigeria. They also released a press statement concerning the issue and here’s what you should know.

1) The infected person is an Italian citizen who just returned from Milan.

Coronavirus Nigerian Minister of Health press release

2) The Government in partnership with relevant stakeholders is managing the situation well.

Coronavirus Nigerian Minister of Health press release

3) We should all take these necessary precautions and be safe.

Coronavirus Nigerian Minister of Health press release

Please call the toll free number if you suspect anything funny with you or around you. Also, follow the Lagos State Ministry of Health for the latest updates on the outbreak.

4) Please, don’t panic or engage in misinformation.

Coronavirus Nigerian Minister of Health press release

You should definitely read this to learn more about Corona Virus and how to properly wear a face mask.

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