Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Wednesday 23rd of September, 2020.

111 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-31
Gombe-18
Kaduna-18
FCT-15
Rivers-14
Imo-3
Kwara-3
Oyo-3
Bayelsa-2
Ogun-2
Edo-1
Osun-1

As at 23rd of September 2020, there are 57,724 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,985 discharged and 1,102 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

#TakeResponsibility
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Elderly persons especially those who are living with health conditions such as Diabetes, Cancer & Hypertension are advised not to travel during the #COVID19 pandemic.

#TakeResponsibility & adhere to all non pharmaceutical preventive measures of #COVID19 if you must travel.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Cloth masks provide protection when properly worn & cared for.

✅ Wear mask covering your nose & mouth
✅ Handle mask with clean hands
✅ Wash cloth face masks after each use

#MaskOnNaija with other preventive measures

Learn how to make your own face mask:
https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/media/files/DIY_CLOTH_FACE_MASK_IG_TILES.pdf
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
You might come in contact with infected people with no symptoms.

It is important to maintain physical distancing and avoid large gatherings because you may not know who may have #COVID19.

#TakeResponsibility to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
There is no scientific evidence that disinfectant tags often known as ‘Air Doctor’ can protect people against #COVID19. Read our recent advisory on the use of 'Air Doctor' by the public to prevent #COVID19.

📜📜
https://ncdc.gov.ng/news/266/public-health-advisory--no-evidence-on-benefit-of-%E2%80%98air-doctor%E2%80%99-tags-against-covid-19

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Tuesday 22nd of September, 2020.

176 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-73
Plateau-50
FCT-17
Rivers-8
Ondo-6
Niger-5
Ogun-5
Edo-3
Kaduna-3
Oyo-2
Bauchi-1
Bayelsa-1
Delta-1
Nasarawa-1

As at 22nd of September 2020, there are 57,613 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,836 discharged and 1,100 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Frequent hand washing with soap under running water is one of the most effective ways to stop spread of diseases like #COVID19 that are transmitted via person-to-person contact or by touching contaminated surfaces.

#TakeResponsibility to keep yourself & loved ones safe & healthy.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
📢 #NCDCPublication

Our latest paper describing the epidemiology of #COVID19 in Nigeria has been published on the Epidemiology & Infection journal.

The development of this paper was led by NCDC staff & Nigeria’s State Epidemiologists.

LINK:
https://cambridge.org/core/journals/epidemiology-and-infection/article/descriptive-epidemiology-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-in-nigeria-27-february6-june-2020/C6BC9459D1625C5894BE8BF2585AB098


See thread on major findings via:
https://twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1308126380173996036
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Do not use a face shield without a face mask. A face shield alone cannot prevent the spread of infectious diseases like #COVID19.

Remember to:
✅ Wear a face mask
✅ Wash your hands with soap under running water
✅ Cough/sneeze into your elbow

#TakeResponsibility
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
A properly worn face mask acts as a protective barrier to prevent the spread of #COVID19.

#WearAMask properly:
✅ Covering your nose & mouth
✅ No gaps
✅ Secured with straps

Remember, a face mask is a personal item & must not be shared.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Monday 21st of September, 2020.

195 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Enugu-51
Gombe-40
Lagos-39
Plateau-23
FCT-15
Rivers-12
Kaduna-8
Ondo-3
Bauchi-2
Edo-1
Ogun-1

As at 21st of September 2020, there are 57,437 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,674 discharged and 1,100 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Sunday 20th of September, 2020.

97 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-46
Kwara-12
Rivers-11
Adamawa-4
Niger-4
Ogun-4
Osun-4
Ekiti-3
Imo-3
Kaduna-3
Plateau-2
FCT-1

As at 20th of September 2020, there are 57,242 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,569 discharged and 1,098 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Saturday 19th of September, 2020.

189 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-70
Plateau-37
FCT-24
Kaduna-19
Rivers-12
Oyo-5
Ogun-4
Ebonyi-3
Katsina-3
Ondo-3
Osun-3
Imo-2
Yobe-2
Ekiti-1
Nasarawa-1

As at 19th of September 2020, there are 57,145 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,431 discharged and 1,095 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
18 September, 2020 | Abuja - NCDC COVID-19 Media Bulletin - 15

Updates on the Public Health Response to COVID-19
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📊 Daily COVID-19 Situation Reports
https://ncdc.gov.ng/diseases/sitreps/?cat=14&name=An%20update%20of%20COVID- 19%20outbreak%20in%20Nigeria


🧑🏽‍💻 NCDC Completes Roll-out of SORMAS For Real-time Disease Surveillance In Nigeria
https://twitter.com/ncdcgov/status/1306243534421401600?s=21


🥴 ’COVID-19 Has Stretched Nigeria’s Health System And Economy’
~NCDC DG, Dr Chikwe
https://punchng.com/covid-19-has-stretched-nigerias-health-system-economy-ncdc-dg-ihekweazu/


🗣 ‘It Is Critical International Travelers Follow Protocols So We Don’t Lose The Gains Achieved So Far In The Response’
~PTF Coordinator, Dr Sani
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=aOTDhwc875o


💵 Payment For COVID-19 Tests By Travellers Are Sent Directly To The Private Lab They’ve Chosen on The NIT Portal
https://ncdc.gov.ng/news/263/14-september-2020-%7C-abuja-–-update-on-the-nigeria-international-travel-portal


📚 ’COVID-19: Schools To Conduct Mandatory Risk Assessments To Reduce Risk Of Virus Spread In Schools’ ~NCDC Head of Disease Surveillance, Mrs Ilori
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=8lxO7_Wshys


📢 ‘Decline In Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Doesn’t Mean We‘ve Flattened The Curve’
~NCDC Head Of Prevention & Programmes, Dr Ochu
https://youtu.be/X1lRBKxL2-c


📰 Nigeria Media And The Fight Against COVID-19 Misinformation
https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2020/09/10/nigeria-media-and-the-fight-against-covid-19-misinformation/
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🌍 GLOBAL UPDATES

🦠 Why Is There A Fixation On The African Continent’s COVID-19 Numbers?
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/furahaasani/2020/09/16/why-is-there-a-fixation-on-the-african-continents-covid-19-numbers/amp/


🚨 ’We’ve Been Set Back About 25 Years In About 25 Weeks By The COVID-19 Pandemic’
~Bill & Melinda Gates
https://www.gatesfoundation.org/goalkeepers/report/2020-report/


💉 List Of Vaccine Candidates That Have Made It To Phase 1 And Beyond
https://bit.ly/3bpuxAj
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For More Information on COVID-19, Please Visit:
https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

NCDC Toll-free Number: 080097000010
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Thursday 17th of September, 2020.

131 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-45
Kaduna-17
Plateau-17
FCT-16
Delta-6
Niger-6
Kwara-5
Oyo-3
Akwa Ibom-2
Cross River-2
Ekiti-2
Enugu-2
Osun-2
Sokoto-2
Bauchi-1
Ebonyi-1
Katsina-1
Rivers-1

As at 17th of September 2020, there are 56,735 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 48,092 discharged and 1,093 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Tuesday 15th of September, 2020.

90 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-33
Plateau-27
Kaduna-17
Ogun-6
FCT-4
Anambra-1
Ekiti-1
Nasarawa-1

As at 15th of September 2020, there are 56,478 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 44,430 discharged and 1,088 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
#COVID19Nigeria update for Monday 14th of September, 2020.

132 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-52
Gombe-27
Plateau-17
Kwara-10
Enugu-9
Ogun-9
Katsina-3
Ekiti-2
Bauchi-1
Osun-1
Rivers-1

As at 14th of September 2020, there are 56,388 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 44,337 discharged and 1,083 dead.

A breakdown of cases by State can be found via: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng.

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
📢 #NCDCInTheNews

‘For Nigeria to contain #COVID19, increased testing must be a priority. Our primary responsibility is to support states, while they take ownership.’

ARISE.TV

📺 Full video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l5BqFoWZNc