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Nigeria adds 14 to Coronavirus cases, taking total to 111

The number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria grew by 14 new cases Sunday evening ,taking the country’s total to 111, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed on its Twitter handle.

Of the new cases, 9 are in Lagos and 5 in the Federal Capital Territory, NCDC said.

It said that as at 09:30 pm 29th March there are 111 confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in Nigeria, with one death.

According to NCDC, as at 09:30 pm 29th March there are 111 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria with one death.

Currently for break down of cases by states, Lagos has 68 cases, Federal Capital Territory(FCT) has 22 cases, Oyo, 7 cases, Ogun has 3 cases, Enugu, Edo , Bauchi has 2 cases respectively and Ekiti, Rivers, Benue, Kaduna have one case.

Earlier in his press briefing, president, Mohammad Buhari noted that Lagos and Abuja have the majority of confirmed cases in Nigeria.

“Our focus therefore remains to urgently and drastically contain these cases, and to support other states and regions in the best way we can.”

“Some of these measures will surely cause major inconveniences to many citizens. But these are sacrifices we should all be willing and ready to make for the greater good of our country,” said Buhari.

He further stated that In Nigeria’s fight against Coronavirus, there is no such thing as an overreaction or an under reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.

“Accordingly, as a Government, we will continue to rely on guidance of our medical professionals and experts at the Ministry of Health, NCDC and other relevant agencies through this difficult time.

“ I therefore urge all citizens to adhere to their guidelines as they are released from time to time,” he advised.

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