Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night confirmed another 14 new cases of Coronavirus also COVID-19 in the country.
Of the new fourteen cases nine were confirmed in Lagos State with five in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the NCDC said.
With this new development, Nigeria now has – as at 09:30pm, Sunday March 29th, 2020 – 111 confirmed cases of coronavirus, a tweet on the NCDC official Twitter handle, explained.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a total shutdown of Lagos, Abuja and Ogun to curb the spread of the disease in the country.
The President said, “Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, I am directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT for an initial period of 14 days with effect 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.”
As at 09:30 pm 29th March, there are
111 confirmed cases
For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet
Kaduna- 1— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 29, 2020
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