Fighting Coronavirus Covid-19 Here Are Some Important Facts To Note


Fighting Coro-virus “Covid-19” Here Are Some Important Facts To Note

Fighting Coro-virus "Covid-19" Here Are Some Important Facts To Note

Fighting Coronavirus Covid-19 – Here Are Some Important Facts To Note

With the growing fear and worries of many Nigerians, Mothers for their school children, commuters for passengers, workers who have to be public transports, market women for their customers and goods; about the spread of this viral disease taking hold of their lives, we thought it health-wise to share some important facts and respiratory precautions to help us stay clear and safe.

Here are some important facts to note: 

Coronavirus is significant where the cell diameter is 400 – 500 micro,Fighting Coronavirus Covid-19 and for this reason, any mask can prevent its entry, so there is no need for pharmacists to trade or over hike the prices of covers.

Fighting Coronavirus Covid-19 What you need to know!

DID YOU KNOW? The virus does not settle in the air but is grounded, so it is not transmitted by air.

  • Coronavirus, when it falls on a metal surface, it will live 12 hours, so washing hands with soap and water well enough.
  • Coronavirus, when it falls on the fabric, remains 9 hours, so washing clothes or being exposed to the sun for two hours meets the purpose of killing it.
  • Maintain at least 1 & half meters (5 feet) distance between you and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. People barking persistently or sneezing should stay indoors or keep a social distance, but not mix with a crowd.
  • The virus lives on the hands for 10 minutes, so putting an alcohol sterilizer in the pocket meets the purpose of prevention.
  • If the virus is exposed to a temperature of 26-27 ° C., it will be killed, as it does not live in hot regions. Also, drinking warm water and sun exposure will do the trick. And stay away from ice cream and eating cold is essential.
  •  Ice cream too!!!!!! I know right, but prevention is better than ****winks)
  • Gargle with warm and saltwater kills the tonsils’ germs and prevents them from leaking into the lungs.
  • Ensure that you and people around you follow good respiratory hygiene by covering mouths and noses with a handkerchief or tissue while sneezing or coughing. You can also sneeze or cough into your sleeve at the bent elbow. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

Thus, adherence to these instructions fulfills the purpose of preventing viruses.


The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it to the Federal Ministry of Health. The case, which was established on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be published in Nigeria since the outbreak in China in January 2020.

The case is an Italian citizen who entered Nigeria on the 25th of February from Milan, Italy, for a brief business visit. He fell ill on the 26th of February and was transferred to Lagos State Biosecurity Facilities for isolation and testing. COVID-19 infection was confirmed by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of the Laboratory Network of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The patient is clinically stable, with no severe symptoms, and is being managed at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos.  

The Government of Lagos State under the Governor as the COVID-19 Incident Commander, through the Lagos State Ministry of Health, has been strengthening measures to ensure that any outbreak in Lagos is controlled and contained quickly in collaboration with the multi-sectoral Coronavirus Preparedness Group, led by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). We have immediately activated the State Emergency Operations Centre to respond to this case and implement firm control measures.

Another report from California; Cruise Ship Held Off California Becomes New Focus of Concern

A cruise liner bound for San Francisco from Hawaii is believed to be linked to two coronavirus cases, one of them fatal. More examples were found in several states, including Texas and New Jersey.

Hence, we advise every Nigerian to please take all precautionary measures to protect themselves and stay healthy.

More updates will be shared on this Viral concern spread across the globe until we have finally fought it and found a lasting solution. And please stay indoors if you feel unwell with symptoms, such as fever, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

Please call Lagos State Emergency hotlines 08023169485 or 08033565529 or 08052817243, which are available day and night. (You might want to confirm the lines or remove them or Add up more health respondents)

 Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19 through our official blogs and Social Media, including the Lagos State Ministry of Health, NCDC, and Federal Ministry of Health.

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