The World Health Organization, WHO has warned against excess consumption of alcohol as a means of preventing being infected with Coronavirus, COVID-19.
In a post on its official Twitter handle, the organization, noted that Alcohol does not protect people against the virus.
“Drinking alcohol DOES NOT protect you against #COVID19 and can be dangerous.
According to the organization, frequent or excessive alcohol consumption can increase people’s risk of health problems.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has disclosed that the number of people infected with the virus in the country has risen to 111 as at Monday.