The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced via its official tweeter handle that there are 745-new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
A total of 18,480 confirmed cases, 6,307 discharged cases, 475 deaths so far, The NCDC has advised that a sudden loss of taste and smell with fever, headache or runny nose may be COVID-19. Please do not ignore these symptoms, call your state hotline immediately to arrange for a test Healthforbes Media reporting.
Yesterday the 18th June 2020, The NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu joined state officials at the opening of the new LassaFever Treatment Centre in Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Plateau State.
This Centre will also be used for the Management of other infectious diseases.
In 2019, NCDC Funded the establishment of this treatment centre via the public health emergencies component of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has also adviced that we should continue observing physical distancing by keeping a distance of two metres from the next person at your places of worship.
Remember, it is better to worship at home and avoid mass gatherings to reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19.
If You suspect that you or your loved one may have been exposed to COVID-19, dial *258*258*# to complete self-assessment and alert a member of our team.
Please avoid sharing items at your place of worship including books, mats, microphones,kettles etc.
Below are breakdown of each cases: Lagos:280, Oyo:103, Ebonyi:72, FCT:60, Imo:46, Edo:34, Delta:33, Rivers:25, Kaduna:23, Ondo:16, Katsina:12. Kano:10, Bauchi:8, Borno:7,Kwara:5, Gombe:4, Sokoto:2, Enugu:2, Yobe:1, Osun:1, Nasarawa:1