The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has urged Nigerians to call their state hotlines if they experience certain symptoms.
In a post on its Twitter handle, NCDC listed the symptoms as loss of taste/smell, body pain, headache, diarrhea, catarrh, etc.
It read: “If you have COUGH or FEVER and 1 of these symptoms
loss of taste/smell
“Please call your state hotline for advice.”
The hotlines can be found on NCDC’s website and social media pages.
Naija News reports that the NCDC confirmed Six hundred and twenty-seven confirmed new cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
The NCDC on Friday, June 12, confirmed the new cases on its official Twitter account. This brings the overall confirmed cases of the dreadful disease in Nigeria to 15181 with records of 4891 patients discharged, while 399 has reportedly died of the novel virus.
The new cases include 229 in Lagos, FCT-65, Abia-54, Borno-42, Oyo-35, Rivers-28, Edo-28, Gombe-27, Ogun-21, Plateau-18, Delta-18, Bauchi-10, Kaduna-10, Benue-9, Ondo-8, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-4, Enugu-4, Sokoto-3, Niger-3, Kebbi-3, Yobe-1, Kano-1.