The most populous city in Nigeria shutters schools over pandemic coronavirus.
Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Lagos State government has announced a closure of all public elementary and secondary schools in its jurisdiction.
The closure is effective as of Monday 23 March 2020.
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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu paid a visit to Coronavirus International Airport in Murtala Muhammed to assess the screening of inbound passengers. Twitter/@jidesanwoolu] Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited Murtala Muhammad International Airport to test the screening of Coronavirus inbound passengers.[ Twitter/@jidesanwoolu] The Government of the State of Lagos has declared that all public primary and secondary schools within its jurisdiction will be shut down.
The closure is not meant to create fear, but to stop the spread of the disease that has become a global threat, “the government said through a statement made available to Pulse. Nigeria currently has 7 confirmed virus cases.