Nigeria heath minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire has affirmed the country preparedness to tackle coronavirus.He made this statement on Sunday, in a statement released by the head of media and public relation in the ministry, Mrs Enefaa Bob -Manuel.

While thanking World Health Organisation (WHO),the minister called on those who went to China in the past fortnight to self isolate for at least 14 days to protect their families and communities.

He went further that all healthcare workers who receive patients with symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing are to isolate them after supplying them with masks.

The statement gave Nigeria Center for Disease Control,(NCDC) 07032864444 for information on coronavirus in the country to enhance and coordinate fact checking activities on the disease.

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