Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Join us this Friday, 15th May at 7pm for our next Live broadcast session.

NCDC Director General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu will discuss "Easing the #COVID19 Lockdown in Nigeria".

Join the livestream via @NCDCgov on👇🏽
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Send questions using: #TakeResponsibility and #AskNCDC.
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The virus that causes #COVID19 can be contracted through touching a contaminated surface and then touching the face.

While in public, please avoid touching door handles, stair rails, etc. as much as possible.

Regularly clean all surfaces with soap & water or disinfectants.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
To prevent the spread of #COVID19, we all MUST play our part.

DO NOT discriminate against people who are infected or recovered; doing so affects our ability to identify and treat people who need care.

Let us offer our support and #SayNoToStigma.

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Join our Head of AMR, Dr. Abiodun Egwuenu, and other innovators across the country for the UReportNigeria #InnovationChallenge.

Participants will contribute ideas for developing solutions to the #COVID19 outbreak in Nigeria.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
We're pleased to announce the inclusion of the 24th lab to the National #COVID19 Laboratory Network:

Everight Diagnostic & Laboratory Services, Imo State

Read our latest guide on the integration of private sector laboratories for #COVID19 testing:
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📣 #COVID19Nigeria UPDATE

We have published a guidance document, including a checklist, on how private laboratories with molecular diagnostic capacity can join the National #COVID19 Laboratory Network.

Please download and share:
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In Taraba State, we continue to support state response to #COVID19. We‘ve supported an improved use of the Incident Management System & whole-of-society approach in the emergency operation centre (EOC).

We also supported IPC & other critical training for doctors, nurses, cleaners & other health workers.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
There are several working behind the scenes, across the federal and State level, whose roles are critical to the #COVID19Nigeria response.

Today we thank our colleagues - cleaners, drivers, electricians, security personnel & all the people working quietly but very hard every day of the week.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Monday 11th May, 2020:

242 new cases of #COVID19;

As at 11th May 2020, there are 4641 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 902 discharged and 150 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
The #COVID19Nigeria situation report for 10th May, 2020 has been published.

Our daily #COVID19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria.

Download via:

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Remember, a mask alone cannot protect you from #COVID19. To stay safe, make sure to:

✅Maintain physical distance
✅Practice hand hygiene
✅Clean & disinfect surfaces

See our DIY guide for instructions on how to make a mask at home:

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria UPDATE!!!

3 new labs have been included in our molecular laboratory network for #COVID19:

🔬University of Port harcourt Teaching hospital, Rivers State.
🔬Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (Satellite Lab), PorHarcourt
🔬University of Benin Teaching Hospital, PCR Laboratory, Benin

This brings the number of labs in Nigeria with the capacity to test for #COVID19 to 23.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
📣Our WhatsApp and Telegram Channels are Active!!! 📣

📱 Follow our Telegram channel for the latest updates via

📱Send "Hi" to our WhatsApp number for verified, up-to-date information on #COVID19
at +2347087110839.

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If you are managing a business, please remember to keep your employees and customers safe by:

✅Conducting temperature checks
✅Providing handwashing facilities
✅Adhering to recommended hours of operation

For more on staying safe read our guide for businesses
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria's Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire will participate at this webinar to be co-hosted by the Centre for Global Development, African Union's Commissioner for Social Affairs, ED Global Fund, and CEO GAVI.

Please click here to register to attend:
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
In the Federal Capital Territory, we worked with the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to set up #COVID19 sample collection centres as part of community-level testing.

Through active case finding, we are implementing our strategy to rapidly detect new cases, isolate and manage them to recovery.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
How can I empower my children to stay safe from #COVID19❓

How can I keep my kids engaged at home❓

For answers to thi