Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Coronavirus news headlines for today Wednesday, April 23, 2020.
Below is a roundup of top stories on the COVID-19 disease…
All the Governors of the 36 States of the Federation on Wednesday “unanimously” agreed to the implementation of an inter-State lockdown for 14 days to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Governors reached the agreement after receiving a briefing from the Governors of Lagos, Bauchi, Oyo, and Ogun States who shared their experiences and lessons from the fight against COVID-19.
Naija News reports the Governors met on Wednesday via teleconferencing under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).
91 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on Wednesday in Nigeria by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
With the latest update given by the NCDC, as at 11:25 pm 22nd April there are 873 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
197 cases have been discharged and 28 deaths have been recorded.
The Kano State government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has relaxed the lockdown imposed on the state to allow residents to prepare for the forthcoming Ramadan fast.
Naija News gathered the lockdown will be relaxed from 6 am Thursday to 12 am Friday.
The State deputy governor, Dr. Nasir Gawuna said the relaxation would allow people to adequately prepare for Ramadan.
Source: Naija News