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NCDC announces 221 new cases, total infections rise to 56,956Nigeria

NCDC announces 221 new cases, total infections rise to 56,956Nigeria
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new infections of Coronavirus in the country.

“Ensure there is hand hygiene and temperature checks at the campaign ground, polling stations; providing additional polling stations or booths to ensure physical distancing, with clearly marked floors to enforce spacing on queues.”Mandating the use of face mask for everyone, regular cleaning of polling stations, tables and other surfaces highly essential because those are the areas that are easy to contract the virus.It cautioned that the risk of getting infected with COVID-19 was higher when people did not wear face mask in public places.“Wear your face mask properly at all times.

According to it, the new cases are confirmed from 18 states in the country.The new infections brought the total number of confirmed cases to 56,956 in Nigeria.

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