COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is caused by a virus that spreads through droplets released when an infected person coughs or sneezes. A person can become infected with this new coronavirus by being in close contact (within 2 metres) with a person infected with COVID-19. Infection can also spread by touching a surface that an infected person coughed or sneezed on.
The first COVID-19 case in Nigeria was confirmed on 27th February, 2020 in Lagos.
- Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
- Muscle pain
How to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
Together we can prevent infection or spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by following these guidelines below provided by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)