The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has confirmed 10 (ten) new instances of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The administration made the statement by methods for a release set apart by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire.
As demonstrated by the administration, there are three new cases in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and seven new cases in Lagos State.
This brings the full scale number of asserted cases in Nigeria to 22.
As demonstrated by the release, “Every one of the 10 new cases are Nigerian nationals; nine of them have adventure out history to the Canada, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom. They returned to the country in the past multi week. The tenth case is a close by contact of a previously insisted 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. All of the 10 (ten) new cases have delicate to coordinate reactions and are starting at now getting treatment.
“As of the 21st of March 2020, 22 cases have been insisted, two cases have been discharged and there has been no going from COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“The Federal Government of Nigeria remains concentrated on working with states to give perfect thought to all certified COVID-19 cases in the country.
“Contact following is nonstop to recognize all individuals who have been in contact with the new certified cases. The Port Health Services of the Federal Ministry of Health has expanded screening at all air, land and sea motivations behind entry into Nigeria and balanced the shows to reflect the development bearing 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) maintained by accessories continues arranging response practices and sustain preparation limit across states the nation over. A raised national danger exchanges campaign is advancing to instruct Nigerians about COVID-19. The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) working personally with states and the Presidential Task Force on the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues investigating response activities and association measures to guarantee the prosperity of Nigerians.”