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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases

 

Nigeria has confirmed fourteen new instances of COVID-19, in response to an announcement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). 

Nine of the brand new instances had been confirmed in Lagos State with 5 within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in response to the NCDC.

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

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

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

Addressing Nigerians, the President mentioned, “primarily based on the recommendation of the Federal Ministry of Health 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 also apply to Ogun State due to its close proximity to Lagos and the high traffic between the two States.”

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

All companies and places of work inside these areas must also be absolutely closed throughout this era, President Buhari added.

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