COVID-19 Updates: Lagos- 52, FCT- 14. 39,000 persons may have the virus in Lagos

Lagos state alone may have up to 39,000 cases- The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi

COVID-19 Updates: Lagos- 52, FCT- 14. 39,000 Persons at Risk in Lagos

Eleven new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria, 8 in Lagos, 2 in Enugu & 1 in Edo State

As at 11:55 pm 27th March there is 81 cases of confirmed #COVID19 reported Nigeria. 3 have been discharged with 1 death. see

As at 11:55pm 27th March, there are

81 confirmed cases

3 discharged

1 death


For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see https:///zQrpNeOfet

Currently; Lagos- 52 FCT- 14 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 3 Edo- 2 Bauchi- 2 Osun-1 Rivers-1 Enugu- 2

TOTAL – 81

Buhari’s daughter on self-isolation after return from UK

The First Lady Federal Republic of Nigeria has Aisha Buhari, has disclosed that one of her immediate daughters is on self-isolation; primarily as a preventative measure for the dreaded coronavirus after returning to the country from UK on Thursday.


The First Lady did not tell or disclose the name of the isolated daughter, out of fear of public stigmatization. Nevertheless, she said that the daughter was isolated not because she showed any symptoms. She disclosed this on her personal handle on the micro-blogging site

While advising Nigerian to be vigilant of the Covid-19 virus, Aisha Buhari said the situation in the country is under control, as the government is doing all it could to make Nigeria free from the dreaded virus

The first lady talked about self-hygiene and social distancing, regular washing of hands and seeking medical treatment early enough


How to Prevent Corona-virus?

There is no immunization to secure against this group of infections; preliminaries for a MERS antibody are in progress. The US National Institutes of Health is chipping away at an antibody against the new infection, yet it will be a very long time until clinical preliminaries get in progress and over a year until it may get accessible.

  • You might have the option to lessen your danger of contamination by maintaining a strategic distance from individuals who are wiped out.
  • Abstain from contacting your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Wash your hands frequently with cleanser and water and for at any rate 20 seconds.

Mindfulness is vital. On the off chance that you are debilitated and have motivation to trust it might be the coronavirus because of movement to the area or coming into contact with somebody who has been there, you should let a human services supplier know and look for treatment early.

Spread your mouth and nose when you hack or sniffle, and clean the articles and surfaces you contact.

In the case of making a trip to China, know about indications and maintain a strategic distance from live creature markets, which is the place the most recent flare-up started in Wuhan.

Anti-Malaria Drug-Chloroquine, Approved as compassionate Coronavirus Treatment

The American Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, drugs used to treat malaria and severe arthritis, as a compassionate Coronavirus Treatment

In a press briefing on Thursday, United State president, Donald Trump disclosed the success using chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as a compassionate treatment for  Coronavirus

At the moment, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are undergoing clinical trial by the Food and Drug Administration to ascertain the efficacy and potency of this claim. Trump also said that other antiviral medications will be fast-tracked for FDA approval.

In his correct and precise word, Trump added that the FDA approved “compassionate use” for a number of patients, which allows very ill patients to use drugs not yet approved by the agency for widespread use.


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