If you don’t think the coronavirus pandemic is a threat yet, now is really the time to think again. New cases are being confirmed in Nigeria every day. And if you still think social distancing is overrated, check this out.

Yesterday, Access Bank released a statement, confirming that a customer who had visited a branch of the bank in Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island has tested positive for Covid-19.

According to the statement, the unnamed individual visited the branch on Monday, 16, March, and at the time, he wasn’t showing any symptoms. The individual is now currently at an isolation centre in Yaba.

Also, the statement notes that the branch has been closed for the moment for “thorough disinfection.” The bank called everyone who was at the branch to self-isolate for the recommended 14-day period but didn’t say if contact tracing has started to locate anyone who isn’t a staff but was at the branch on that day.

Here is the thing now, and it’s simple — it’s important that you self-isolate if you were at the bank, and should you develop any symptoms, please call the NCDC toll free number: 0800 9700 0010.

Social distancing is not overrated. Everyone should try to stay in their house as much as they can. We recommend that you do the following.

Wash your hands and stay safe, y’all!

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