travel, school opening caused COVID-19 – PTF overvoltage
Presidential Task Force on COVID – 19 Says travel, schools, businesses and religious centers have all contributed to an increase in coronavirus cases in Nigeria.
PTF President and Federation Government Secretary Boss Mustafa said this on Monday during a media briefing in Abuja.
He said: “However, it is very instructive to note that factors that have contributed to the increase in the number of people since the end of November 2020 included an increase in the number of local and international travel, work and religious activity, and the opening of schools without strict adherence to measures. COIVID -19 security.
“The real importance of the above is to further insist on the need for all of us to increase our level of vigilance and adherence to recommended non-pharmaceutical interventions.”
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Center for Disease Control said the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country had risen to 100,087.
It will happen 45 weeks after the country registered its first case of COVID-19 on February 27, 2020, according to data available on the NCDC website on Monday, January 11.
The agency also reported that of the 100,087 COVID cases, 19, 80,030 patients were discharged and 1,358 died.
The data also showed that Nigeria had 18,699 active cases, with Lagos and FCT 6,858 and 5,563, respectively.
Data from the NCDC website also showed that 1,024 new cases were reported across the country on January 10, 2020, across 16 states and across the federal capital.
NCDC reports: “On 10 January 2021, Nigeria had 1,024 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths.
“To date, 1,00087 cases of the disease have been confirmed, 80,030 cases have been discharged and 1,358 deaths have been registered in 36 states and in the federal capital.
“The multi-sectoral national emergency operations center, activated at level 3, continues to coordinate the national response.”
Source: – Punch ng