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Breaking! Nigeria total Coronavirus cases jump to 81 as 11 new cases are confirmed


The cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, which is popularly known as  Coronavirus keeps jumping the numbers as new cases are discovered almost daily.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has recorded a total of 81 cases at 11:55 pm on 27th March 2020.

Earlier in the evening, at 8:00 pm, 5 new cases were discovered. However, the additional 11 cases announced at 11:55 pm, 16 new Coronavirus cases have now been recorded on Friday, 27 March 2020, the highest on any single day in Nigeria so far.

NCDC tweeted the information while giving an update on the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Read the sweet below and don’t forget to check out our special article on the trends and statistics on Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, Nigerians are urged to listen to the directives of the federal ministry of health to contain the spread of the disease. These include:

  1. Wash hand regularly with soap under running water for at least 20 seconds
  2. Maintain social distancing at least one and a half meters between anyone that is sneezing and coughing
  3. If you had to cough do so in your elbow or tissue paper and discard the issue immediately. Wash your h and thereafter as soon as possible
  4. Stay at home except for essential duties
  5. Maintain a high level of personal hygiene