That’s Chairman of the National Disaster Mitigation Council, Attorney General, the Hon. Vincent Byron Jr.
He was speaking at a press conference on Monday, February 3rd 2020, which was held to sensitize the nation about the Coronavirus.
Coronavirus is a respiratory virus. The death toll up to (today) February 4th, 2020 was 425, with more than 20,000 confirmed cases in 26 nations around the world.
423 people have died in China and one in Hong Kong.
One death has also been confirmed in the Philippines.
According to WHO.int, standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include: regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs.
AG Byron stated that measures have been taken to mitigate against the virus.