The Director-Basic, Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has warned that the Coronavirus pandemic is spreading quick, inflicting delicate signs in some victims and extreme sicknesses and demise in others.
Ihekweazu disclosed this on Monday in Abuja on the joint nationwide briefing of the Presidential Activity Pressure (PTF) on COVID-19.
He stated that many victims have continued to expertise fatigue and different signs, even after restoration.
In line with him, within the final 4 weeks, the nation has recorded a spike within the variety of new COVID-19 circumstances.
“We now have now reported over 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances in Nigeria, and this can be a stark reminder of the fact we dwell in now.
“A virus that has affected over 100,000 lives and led to over 1,300 deaths inside 11 months in Nigeria, with tens of millions extra globally.
“We can’t be too cautious. The silent face of COVID-19 with which you can not inform whether or not somebody has the virus or not, the one choice earlier than us is to take protecting measures always,“ he stated.
In the meantime, Ihekweazu stated that healthcare employees wanted now to keep up a better index of suspicion for COVID-19, noting that “if folks had been unwell, they need to first rule out COVID-19 earlier than treating malaria’’.