Three out of five deaths covered by 19 are people over 50 – NCDC

The Nigeria Disease Control Center has asked Nigerians to take precautions to protect the elderly among them.

According NCDC, Nigerians can protect their older relatives by ensuring that they wear a face mask in public, practicing hand / breath hygiene and maintaining a physical distance of two meters from others.

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The center stated this by stating that three out of five Nigerians who die of Pandid-19 pandemic were those over 50 years old.

In a tweet on Twitter on Tuesday @NCDCgov, the center wrote:

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“3 out of 5 Nigerians who die from # COVID19 are over 50

"Take precautions to protect your older relatives by wearing a face mask in public, practicing hand / breath hygiene and maintaining a physical distance of 2 meters from others."

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The recorded cases of the pandemic in Nigeria rose to 25,133 and a total death of 573 in the NCDC update released on Monday night.

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