Plateau State Government has begged its residents not to panic after the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nimkong Lar made this plea at a recent briefing on Saturday in Jos.
According to him, rather than panicking, residents should concentrate on adhering to the ground rules on containment of the disease in the state.
He added that social and physical distancing should continue to be maintained and personal and respiratory hygiene should continue to be observed.
His words, “The implication of the new cases is that people should adhere to the ground rules in the state which is maintaining social and physical distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene and use of face masks among others.”