Nigerian Govt points recent warning as faculties resume

The Federal Authorities has warned faculties to stick to measures put in place to forestall the additional unfold of COVID-19.

The Minister of Well being, Osagie Ehanire, gave this warning throughout the Presidential Job Pressure (PTF) briefing on Monday in Abuja.

It got here on the day a number of faculties resumed in lots of states throughout the nation.

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Ehanire famous that 10 % of coronavirus instances within the nation are underneath 19 years previous.

“With regard to COVID-19 and rising complacency, you will need to stress that, regardless that adults, particularly these 60 years and above are extra susceptible, issues do happen in all age teams.

“Data present that 10 % of all optimistic instances we’ve handled are under the age of 19 years.

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“Subsequently, as faculties start to reopen in some areas, I urge warning and adherence to the protocols and advisories for re-opening faculties, as a way to be a part of us to forestall the COVID-19 surge,” Ehanire mentioned.

There are at the moment over 57,000 confirmed instances of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

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