Situation Report
UN Nigeria Ambulance Donation

Nigeria: UN donates ambulances as part of COVID-19 response

The United Nations donated three ambulances to Lagos State in Nigeria on 8 April, as part of its support to Government led-efforts in curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the most populous city in Africa. 

Other essential preventive, testing and treatment equipment has also been procured by the UN and is expected to arrive Nigeria soon.

So far, some 254 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria, twice the number from a week ago, and six people have died.       

Lagos, with population of 21 million people with many living in overcrowded neighbourhoods, has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, with 130 cases confirmed.