COVID-19: FG Warns Nigerians As More Cases Rise By 630% In 10 Days


The Federal Government on Thursday warned Nigerians to take responsibility for their health as COVID-19 cases continued to rise in the country.

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunmimbe Mamora, who stated this in an interview with one of Punch correspondents, said, among other measures, there was the need for Nigerians to take responsibility for there to tackle coronavirus.

Mamora said this as COVID-19 cases continued to increase, with the country recording 5,398 infections between December 6 and 15.


Data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday indicated a sharp increase in infections as only 739 cases were recorded between November 26 and December 5, indicating a 630.45 percent increase within 10 days.

When asked what the Federal Government would do in view of the increase in cases, Mamora stated that the government would continue to strengthen existing measures.



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