According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed 14 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
NCDC, twitts disclosed that the confirmed cases were in Lagos and Delta States.
This now brings the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 288.
NCDC wrote: “Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State.
“As at 09:30 pm 9th April, there are 288 confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Nigeria. Fifty-one (51) have been discharged with seven deaths.”
Meanwhile the governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, says as long as people wears face mask, there is no need for social distancing.
He boosted as a professor of science, that he knows how viruses are being transmitted’
“Because I’m a professor of science and I know how this virus moves; I know its etiology, I know it transmissibility, I know its antigenicity; because I do, I know that once you put on this mask, you have already been protected,”
However, the number of victims are increasing everyday.