The World Health organization has expressed fear over the increasing number of coronavirus pandemic cases which is a few numbers to one million.
The Director General of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, expressed heavy concern as several countries have now been hit by the pandemic along with an increasing number of death toll globally.
“As we enter the fourth month since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global spread of infection,” he said.
“Over the past five weeks, we have witnessed a near exponential growth in the number of new cases reaching almost every country, territory and area,”
“RhenumberbI number of deaths has more than doubled in the past week. In the next few days, we will reach 1 million confirmed cases and 50,000 deaths.”
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced that 23 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria, spiking the total number to 174 on Wednesday, April 1.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this on Wednesday through its official Twitter handle.
“Twenty three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria – Nine in Lagos, seven in the FCT, five in Akwa Ibom, one in Kaduna and one in Bauchi State.
“As of 08:00 pm on 1st of April, there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.”
Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 1, 2020