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Nigeria imposes restrictions amid sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

Nigerian government announces series of measures to contain the spread of the virus following a sharp rise in cases and its first death.

There are concerns there is too much indifference towards the coronavirus pandemic in Africa’s most populous nation.

Nigeria has imposed restrictions in its administrative and commercial capitals following a sharp rise in cases, and its first death.

But the streets are still packed with people.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja.