FG warns Nigerians as Covid-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days
The Federal Government, on Thursday, warned Nigerians to take responsibility of their health as Covid-19 cases continued to rise in the country.
The Minister of State for health, Dr. Olorunmimbe Mamora, said among other measures, there was the need for Nigerians to take responsibility for their health, 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 Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Thursday indicated a sharp increase in infection as only 739 cases were recorded between November 26 and December 5, indicating 630.45 per cent increase within 10 days.
In view of the increase in cases, Mamora stated that the government would continue to strengthen existing measures.
He said, “It is essential to strengthen the existing measures through advocacy, awareness creation, education and emphasis on the need for people to take responsibility for their health”.