The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that about 195 new cases were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday alone.
The centre announced on its Twitter handle “195 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 80-Lagos 38-Kano 15-Ogun 15-Bauchi 11-Borno 10-Gombe 9-Sokoto 5-Edo 5-Jigawa 2-Zamfara 1-Rivers 1-Enugu 1-Delta 1-FCT 1-Nasarawa As at 11:50pm 28th April- 1532 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 255 Deaths: 44”
According to NCDC, the new cases recorded, bring the total number of recorded cases in Nigeria to 1532, THE DAILY VENDOR reports.
“One case previously reported in Gombe State is now recorded as a Borno State case Therefore the total number of cases in Borno is 53 and 46 in Gombe.”
The centre also recommended the use of Face masks in addition to other measures, but warned that improper use of the face masks could also expose users to risk of infection.
“Face mask is recommended for use in addition to other measures like physical distancing, hand hygiene to prevent #COVID19 & is advisable for use when attending mass gatherings, improper use of face masks could predispose you to risk of infection”.