Coronavirus: Experts warn of danger as Nigerians refuse to wear face mask

Coronavirus: Experts warn of danger as Nigerians refuse to wear face mask

- Many Nigerians could be affected by coronavirus according to medical experts

- The experts claim it is wrong for Nigerians to abandon social distancing and the rest

- According to them, there will be a spike in cases if the situation persists

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Nigerians have been warned that if they continue disregarding safety measures issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, there will be an increase in cases of coronavirus which will also lead to numerous deaths.

The warning was given by medical experts who said it was worrisome that many people are not wearing face masks, maintaining physical and social distancing, and hygiene measures such as hand washing and use of hand sanitisers among others across the country.

According to Dr. Ejike Orji, chairman, Medical Sub-Committee, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19, there would be a spike in cases, and the country would be in serious trouble if the violation continued, Daily Trust reports.

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Coronavirus: Experts warn of danger as Nigerians refuse to wear nose mask, observe social distancing

The experts claim it is wrong for Nigerians to abandon social distancing and the rest guidelines.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that a graduate of the University of Lagos, Abiodun Abraham has made a great input towards the fight against coronavirus in the country.

According to Omasorio Ali Ovie on Twitter, the creative man constructed a disinfectant tunnel that cleans any residue of bacteria and viruses off whoever passes through it.

This kind of machine will go a long way in ensuring personal hygiene in public places as life eases back to normal and activities become full-blown.

Legit.ng had reported that despite the directives of the Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu-led government lifting ban on the worship centres in Lagos, Muslim leaders in the state have pronounced that mosques must still remain closed.

Lagos is the epidemic centre of coronavirus pandemic with the state having 7,103 cases of Covid-19 which averagely accounted for about 49% of cases in all the 35 states including the FCT.

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Recall that Lagos had lifted the restriction on churches and mosques across the state following the resolution of the federal government which lifted the ban on religious gathering nationwide effective from Monday, June 1.

But contrary to the position of the state government, Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla, Lagos state chief imam, said mosques are not permitted to open.

The Muslim leader made the declaration amid concern raised over the recent government's pronouncement on the worship centres.

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