The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released the latest report on the national coronavirus outbreak statistics with the following breakdown as at 11:50pm on the 19th of April, 2020;
70 in Lagos, 7 in FCT, 3 in Katsina, 3 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Jigawa, 1 in Bauchi and 1 in Borno -bringing the total of new cases to 86.
It was also reported that a total of 170 people have been discharged after meeting the requirements, and there have been 21 deaths in total.
These numbers are on a saddening exponential increase and at this point, there is high possibility of communal spread.
Social distancing is a necessity, if we want to curb the spread of this outbreak as soon as possible.