Nigeria has recorded 571 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
According to the information released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos has 152 new cases, followed by Ebonyi with 108, and Edo with 53.
Others include Ondo-46, FCT-38, Oyo-20, Kwara-19, Plateau-17, Osun-14, Bayelsa-14, Ekiti-14, Katsina-14, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-11, Rivers-11, Niger-10, Ogun-7, Kano-6, Cross River-4, and Bauchi-2.
With the total confirmed cases being 32,558, 13,447 patients have been discharged while 740 deaths have been recorded as well.
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
COVID-19 prevention: Neimeth partners FRSC on awareness
In a bid to reduce the further spread of COVID-19, Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc has kicked off a campaign to create awareness.
The health company is doing this by sponsoring public enlightenment kiosks and other public awareness materials to sensitise the public on the various guidelines to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID -19).
The campaign, which is being run in collaboration with the Zone 2 Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) covering Ogun and Lagos states, kicked off on June 26.
The kiosks will be located at strategic points withing bus stops, motor parks, road junctions, and checkpoints manned by FRSC men for the dissemination of information through the sharing of leaflets on prevention guidelines as given by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The messages will advise road users especially public transporters and commuters to always use face masks, wash hands before and after each trip, maintain social distancing inside buses, and at bus stops, among others.