- Relationship blogger Joro Olumofin has shaved his beards due to coronavirus
- The relationship expert shared a photo of himself at the barbing salon shaving his beards
- A report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had revealed that beards can prevent face mask and respirators from working
A popular relationship expert and Instagram blogger Joro Olumofin has taken a preventive measure to take care of his health due to the spread of Coronavirus. It was recently reported that the first case of the virus was confirmed in Nigeria.
Legit.ng had reported that the case was confirmed on Thursday, February 27, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. It was gathered that the virus was brought into the country by an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria.
The Italian citizen returned to Nigeria on Tuesday, February 25. Now, Olumofin has joined other Nigerians taking preventive measures to protect them from contracting the disease.
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Olumofin, who is known for his beards, decided to shave it off after he discovered that beards may make it more likely to catch coronavirus.
He shared a photo of himself at the barbing salon shaving his beards on his Instagram page. He captioned the post, saying he cried before they shaved it.
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According to Metro UK, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that beards can prevent face masks and respirators from working. The report showed the types of beards that are okay and those that may work in favour of the virus.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that popular Nigerian journalist and the Chairman of Ovation Media Group, Dele Momodu was spotted taking preventive measures against the viral disease, coronavirus.
The media group's chairman shared a photo of himself in an airport on his social media page. In the photo, he was seen with a facial mask on his face and gloves in his hands while holding his luggage.
According to the journalist, the reason for how he is dressed is because of the deadly disease travelling from one country to another.
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