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.
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:
“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."
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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