COVID-19 Why Nigerians are not dying like flies – FG

By Editor on 29/06/2020

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The fact that the preponderance of cases of the COVID-19 infections in the almost 25,000 cases so far are found in Nigerian within 35-40 age bracket is the reason Nigerians are not dying in their numbers as with other countries of the world where the outbreak have taken a huge toll in the number of deaths.

This revelation was made by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha on Monday in Abuja, where he told reporters that the virus, had been recorded so far mostly amongst the youth population.

Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) while speaking with State House Correspondents after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday on the committee's work so far, said the country was lucky so far that the virus had not hit its older generation as in many other countries .

He said around 80 per cent of the infected persons were between the 31 years to 40 years age bracket, an active demography, which he noted that even when they had the infection, were usually able to surmount it because of their level of energy.

He, however, noted that the PTF was worried about the remaining 20% as he said nobody knows who may become victim among them, adding that everything was being done to protect them.

He also hinted that government may introduce precision lockdown for pinpoint management of coronavirus hotspots.

According to him, 18 out of the 774 local governments in the country have been identified as responsible for 60% of the confirmed cases in the country.

He added that the reason for the precision lockdown will be to place specific measures in certain places especially by state governments to enable aggressive testing for the disease and management.

 

 

 

 

Source Whirlwindnews.com

Posted on June, 29 2020

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