The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire he disclosed during the presidential task force briefing on the novel Coronavirus pandemic that the country has recorded another death from the outbreak making the death cases 2.
The Minister of health Osagie Ehanire disclosed during the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday that Nigeria has recorded yet another death from the cornavirus. “Sadly, another fatality was recorded over the weekend in the person of a patient who had severe underlying illnesses.
We have intensified contact tracing and our strategy remains to promptly detect cases, isolate them, and follow up with their contacts and also isolate and treat, in order to reduce the spread of the infection.
As of today, the 30th of March, 2020, we have recorded 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria of which 68 are in Lagos, 21 in the FCT, seven in Oyo, three in Ogun, two in Bauchi, two in Edo, two in Osun, two in Enugu, and one each in Benue, Ekiti, Kaduna and Rivers States,” Ehanire added.