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Donald Trump is reportedly worried after coming into contact with people who have tested positive to coronavirus.

They include the Brazilian official confirmed to have contracted the disease.

“He is very concerned about all the people he met who have it, including the Brazilian,” CNN quoted a source as saying.

Fabio Wajngarten, spokesperson to Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday,

He attended the meeting Bolsonaro had with Trump and the Vice President, Mike Pence, at Mar-a-Lago last weekend.

Meanwhile, Trump has declared that he had no fears about being exposed.

“We did nothing very unusual, we sat next to each other for a period of time,” he told reporters in the Oval .

White Press Secretary, Stephanie Grisham, also issued a statement.

“Both the President and Vice President had almost no interactions with the individual who tested positive and do not require being tested at this time.

“The White House Medical Unit and the United States Secret Service has been working closely with various agencies to ensure every precaution is taken to keep the First & Second Families, and all White House staff healthy”, it ready.

Coronavirus has claimed 5,000 lives, infected 135,000 people and affected 100 countries.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally declared coronavirus a global pandemic on Wednesday, March 11.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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BREAKING: Germans await flight at Lagos airport for evacuation

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Over 100 German nationals have completed airport security formalities ahead of their evacuation by Lufthansa German Airline to Frankfurt from the international wing of the Lagos Airport.

Airport and Immigration sources disclosed this to The Nation on Thursday.

A security source at Lagos Airport said the Germans have undergone airport security formalities and screening for COVID-19 as they await the Lufthansa flight which landed in the afternoon for the evacuation under ‘emergency’ and ‘humanitarian’ flight operations.

Also on ground at the airport is an Air France aircraft, which is expected to airlift many French nationals purportedly stranded in the country.

A source at the Lagos Airport hinted that the United States of America is planning same operations that would last till Friday.

The United States Mission in Nigeria had announced the commencement of evacuation of its citizens from Nigeria.
This came after Germany, Israel, and France evacuated their nationals following the rising cases of coronavirus disease in the country.

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You’ll regret defying lockdown order if caught, LASTMA tells motorists

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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Thursday read the riot acts to motorists to remind them that they are not exempted from the government’s lockdown order.

The authority advised motorists to comply with the government’s directive and desist from any action that could bring regret to them if caught on the road.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Muhammadu Buhari, in a broadcast to the nation on Sunday evening on the Coronavirus pandemic , directed cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT for an initial period of 14 days with effect from 11p.m. on Monday.

Buhari, who noted that this restriction would also apply to Ogun due to its close proximity to Lagos State and the high traffic between the two states, said that the step was to stop the spread of the virus.

Mr Olajide Oduyoye, the General Manager of LASTMA, commenting on the directive on Thursady said the level of compliance in the state by motorists was pretty good.

He, however, advised motorists not to defy the order warning that those caught violating it would regret if caught.

Oduyoye said: “I think the compliance rate by the people to the lockdown order by the government is still within the region of between 90 per cent and 95 per cent.

“You may feel you want to take a risk and you think you will get away with it but note that once you are caught, you will regret that action because there is a purpose for everything.

“The government has said to the people: stay-at-home; keep your vehicles at home, there is no need for you to be on the road and be driving to go and visit or for whatever.”

The LASTMA boss, who advised those still defying the order to have a rethink, said that the government directive was for the good of all residents.

“The enforcement agencies: LASTMA, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Police and others are on the road to ensure compliance by the public.

“When they catch any motorist on the road and does not have an identity card to the purpose of your journey, or the reason why you are on the road, you will regret that action.

“The good thing for all is to try not to do anything that they will regret,”Oduyoye said.

He said that vehicles of those providing essential services only were expected to be on the road.

The LASTMA boss, however, urged motorists exempted from the lockdown to ensure strict adherence to traffic rules and avoid speeding due to light traffick on the roads. (NAN)

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