The Federal government just announced five new confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the total of persons with the viral disease in the country to Eight confirmed positive.
According to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the new cases had a travel history to the UK and also US.
@Fmohnigeria has announced 5 new cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria bringing the total number confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8
All 5 cases had a travel history to the UK/USA
We urge Nigerians to remain calm as public health response activities are intensified across the country.
A detailed travel history of each case is being compiled & contact tracing has begun
Our National Emergency Operations Centre is supporting response in the states
The Federal Government through @Fmohnigeria is conducting risk assessment to initiate other relevant measures.
@Fmohnigeria through NCDC will continue to provide accurate updates & take the necessary measures to protect the health of Nigerians
We ask that the public refrain from spreading false information while we all engage in proper hand & respiratory hygiene to #PreventCOVID19Spread