Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 {PTFCOVID19} (@PTFCOVID19 )

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 {PTFCOVID19}

Bio To strengthen the national response strategy, particularly in the areas of testing, containment and management of COVID-19.
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iPhone : 133 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-90
Rivers-13
FCT-8
Kaduna-8
Oyo-6
Ondo-3
Katsina-2
Nasarawa-2
Plateau-1

61,440 confirmed
56,611 discharged
1,125 deaths

iPhone : Do you still wear mask?

A mask is a tangible way we can show others we want to stop the spread of #COVID19.

The #COVID19 pandemic is not over. You still have to wear a mask.
#COVID19Truths

iPhone : Schools should;

✅ Identify a centre point where everyone gaining access is screened for high temperature, requested to wear face masks & wash their hands.

✅ Ensure that classrooms are well ventilated.

Download Guidelines for School Re-Opening via:
covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/media/files/Pu…

iPhone : #COVID19Lagos Update As at 4th of October, 2020.

📍15 new #COVID19 infections were confirmed in Lagos on October 4th, 2020 out of a total 612 #COVID19 tests conducted.

📍The new cases bring the total number of confirmed #COVID19 infections in Lagos to 19,678

iPhone : 111 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Plateau-32
Lagos-23
FCT-15
Osun-11
Ogun-9
Oyo-6
Imo-4
Bauchi-3
Kaduna-3
Yobe-3
Rivers-2

60,103 confirmed
51,711 discharged
1,115 deaths

iPhone : Wearing a face mask reduces the risk of spreading #COVID19 to those around you unknowingly.

Do not put others at risk. #TakeResponsibility to protect them- wear a face mask, observe physical distancing and wash your hands frequently.

iPhone : The voices of the people is supreme. The #IGP has officially disbanded #Sars #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality

iPhone : ‘Two new antigen-based rapid test kits have recently been given emergency use licensure by World Health Organization (WHO), for the #COVID19 response. They both have limitations as well as benefits, but won’t replace the PCR tests.

We’re working to define the context of their usage‘

Chikwe Ihekweazu NCDC DG

iPhone : 151 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-71
Ogun-26
Kaduna-17
Osun-10
Oyo-8
FCT-6
Rivers-6
Plateau-5
Akwa Ibom-1
Ekiti-1

59,992 confirmed
51,614 discharged
1,113 deaths

iPhone : Public Health Emergency Operations Centres(PHEOC) lead in coordination of information, resources & response to public health emergencies in each state.

Today in Niger State Govt, we engaged with Niger PHEOC to assess their gaps & design needed interventions for optimisation.

iPhone : 103 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-39
Rivers-21
FCT-19
Oyo-6
Kaduna-4
Bauchi-3
Ogun-3
Imo-2
Kano-2
Benue-1
Edo-1
Nasarawa-1
Plateau-1

59,841 confirmed
51,551 discharged
1,113 deaths

iPhone : #EndSarsProtests: The President and Vice President, feeling the pulse of Nigerians, this night met with the IGP on the need to have a lasting solution concerning the unsatisfactory conduct of rogue members of the #Sars unit. #EndSARSBrutality

iPhone : The #COVID19Nigeria situation report for 6th October, 2020 has been published. Our daily reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria.

Todays report includes a breakdown of testing done by states.

Download:
ncdc.gov.ng/diseases/sitre…

iPhone : We are pleased to announce the inclusion of the Niger State Public Health Laboratory, Minna to the NCDC Molecular Laboratory Network.

In 8 months, we have activated at least one laboratory for #COVID19 testing in all 36 +1 states of #Nigeria.

#TakeResponsibility

iPhone : 118 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-41
Rivers-19
Osun-17
Nasarawa-13
Kaduna-5
Anambra-5
Edo-3
Ogun-3
Kwara-3
Ondo-3
Katsina-2
Niger-2
Plateau-1
Akwa Ibom-1

59,583 confirmed
51,308 discharged
1,113 deaths

iPhone : #COVID19Lagos Update As at 30th of September, 2020.

📌77 new #COVID19 infections were confirmed in Lagos on September 30, 2020 out of a total 1349 #COVID19 tests conducted.

📌The new cases bring the total number of confirmed #COVID19 infections in Lagos to 19,488

iPhone : ‘While we are grateful for our ability to manage the #COVID19 pandemic so far in Nigeria, we recognise the continuous risk globally.

The challenge for us therefore is to sustain our collective efforts & not let down our guard’

~ DG NCDC Chikwe Ihekweazu on TVC NEWS