NCDC: It Is Our Joint Responsibility To Stay At Home


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked Nigerians to obey stay-at-home order, saying it as a joint responsibility meant to stop the spread of coronavirus in the Nigeria.

The NCDC said in a tweet on Sunday the 12th of April 2020 to wish Nigerians a happy Easter, it also explained that the stay at home order by the Federal Government of Nigeria was to complement the effort of NCDC officials working to curb the spread of the pandemic in the country.

It also urged Nigerians to avoid gatherings and crowded places to stay alive as well as keep their loved ones and other citizens safe.

The appeal comes a day after Nigeria recorded 13 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons infected to 318.

In a tweet on Saturday, the NCDC revealed that 11 of the new cases reported were in Lagos state, one in Delta, and one in Kano.

The agency also noted that 70 patients had recovered and been discharged with 10 deaths recorded.

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