The Federal Authorities on Monday known as on Nigerians to not pay anybody for COVID-19 take a look at, its known as on Nigerians to report anybody who calls for cost for such providers.
The Minister of Well being, Osagie Ehanire acknowledged this whereas talking on the each day briefing of the Presidential Process Pressure on COVID-19 in Abuja.
“I want to remind everybody that government-run testing for COVID-19 is free. Please report anybody who calls for cost for needed motion,” he mentioned.
Ehanire in his assertion famous that the nation as of July 6 has recorded a complete of 28,711 confirmed circumstances of Coronavirus, he added that 11,665 individuals have been handled efficiently and discharged.
Based on the minister, Nigeria has to date misplaced 645 fatalities to the illness. Ehanire revealed that the nation in June 2020 recorded half the overall variety of deaths recorded to date.
“It signifies that slightly below half of the overall fatalities to date recorded occurred in that single month of June. Whereas we greater than doubled the assessments finished and the variety of circumstances detected.”
“The discount in case fatality price is right down to about 2.2 per cent versus about 5 per cent we’ve got seen on the worldwide common.”