Nigerian Authorities has once more mentioned that nobody ought to pay for working a take a look at for COVID-19, asking residents to report anybody who calls for fee for such companies.
The Minister of Well being, Dr. Osagie Ehanire mentioned this on Monday, throughout a briefing by the Presidential Process Drive 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 fee for obligatory motion,” he mentioned.
The Minister identified that as of July 6, the nation has recorded a complete of 28,711 confirmed instances of the lethal virus.
He defined that 11,665 individuals have been handled efficiently and discharged.
Ehanire disclosed that Nigeria has to date misplaced 645 fatalities to the illness.
He identified that June 2020 recorded half the full variety of deaths recorded to date.
“It implies that slightly below half of the full fatalities to date recorded occurred in that single month of June. Whereas we greater than doubled the exams accomplished and the variety of instances detected.
“The discount in case fatality price is right down to about 2.2 per cent versus about 5 per cent we have now seen on world common,” he mentioned.