The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it is considering to stop inter-state and inter-town travels.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this at an ongoing press briefing in Abuja on Thursday afternoon.
He said the government will also deploy firefighting equipment and personnel to fumigate markets, towns and cities.
He emphasized on insufficient time and explained that the government will not hesitate to enforce compliance with regulations on social distancing, self-isolation and lockdown.
He added that, measures were being taken to increase the number of bed spaces in hospitals.