Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Coronavirus news headlines for today Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
Below is a roundup of top stories on the COVID-19 disease…
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday night, reported thirty-eight new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Amazingly, Lagos State which has been having the highest record of the novel virus had zero this time.
According to the report on the NCDC microblogging account as at 11:10 pm on Monday, April 20th, the new cases include 23 from Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in Sokoto, 1 in Ekiti.
The Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government will from next week commence the enforcement of wearing of face mask in public places.
This was disclosed on Monday by Sanwo-Olu during at the 7th briefing on coronavirus (COVID-19) at the State House, Marina, Lagos.
According to the governor, tailors have been contracted to make one million face mask, which would be distributed to Lagosians this week.
Speaking further, the governor said patients who lie about their travel history will be prosecuted.
This was made known by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, in a post on Twitter.
He said the airports would no longer open for commercial operations on April 23 due to the extended lockdown in the Lagos, Abuja and Ogun.
Source: Naija News