The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has affirmed 10 (ten) new cases of the coronavirus virus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The service made the declaration by means of a discharge marked by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire.
As indicated by the service, there are three new cases in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and seven new cases in Lagos State.
This brings the all out number of affirmed cases in Nigeria to 22.
As indicated by the discharge, “Each of the 10 new cases are Nigerian nationals; nine of them have venture out history to the Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom. They came back to the nation in the previous multi week. The tenth case is a nearby contact of a formerly affirmed case.
“The three cases in the FCT are being treated at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada while the 7 (seven) new cases in Lagos are being treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba. Every one of the 10 (ten) new cases have gentle to direct side effects and are as of now getting treatment.
“As of the 21st of March 2020, 22 cases have been affirmed, two cases have been released and there has been no passing from COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“The Federal Government of Nigeria stays focused on working with states to give ideal consideration to all affirmed COVID-19 cases in the nation.
“Contact following is continuous to distinguish all people who have been in contact with the new affirmed cases. The Port Health Services of the Federal Ministry of Health has increased screening at all air, land and ocean purposes of passage into Nigeria and adjusted the conventions to mirror the movement direction gave by the Presidential Task Force on the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
“The National Emergency Operations Center (EOC) drove by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) upheld by accomplices keeps on planning reaction exercises and fortify readiness limit across states across the country. An escalated national hazard interchanges crusade is progressing to educate Nigerians about COVID-19. The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) working intimately with states and the Presidential Task Force on the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19) keeps on looking into reaction exercises and organization measures to ensure the wellbeing of Nigerians.”