The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) has warned that the usage of face shields just isn’t ample to guard anybody from contracting COVID-19.
It, nonetheless, stated face shields ought to be used along with face masks to make it more practical.
NCDC Director-Normal, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, acknowledged this throughout Thursday’s media briefing of the Presidential Process Drive on COVID-19 in Abuja.
“There was an rising use of face shields to guard you or the inhabitants from the transmission of COVID-19.
“I additionally prefer to advise that face shields are nice, however they need to be used along with face masks and never rather than them.
“We are able to regularly over the subsequent few days evolve out of the shields and again to masks,” Ihekweazu stated.
As at Friday morning, there are 22,614 confirmed instances of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
A complete of seven,822 sufferers have been discharged, whereas 549 deaths have been recorded.