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FG Warns Nigerians Against COVID-19 Third Wave

FG Warns Nigerians Against COVID-19 Third Wave
  • PublishedMarch 16, 2021

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians of COVID-19 third wave.

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, issued the warning on Monday 15th March 2021, during briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the task force, noted that some countries were already experiencing the third wave of COVID-19.

He warned that Nigeria was not yet free from the virus despite the availability of COVID-19 vaccines.

“For the avoidance of doubt, the virus is very potent and people still get infected.

“It’s also a fact that the vaccination process has only just begun. It has been reported that some countries are recording a third wave of cases,” Mustapha said.

Nigeria currently has a total of 160,895 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 2,016 deaths and 145,752 recoveries.

These figures were disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

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