The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed claims that Nigeria could experience a spike in COVID-19 infections Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the NCDC said the country has not experienced a spike in COVID-19 infections in the last two months. Ihekweazu has urged Nigerians to obey physical distancing rules.
He said: “For over two months, we fought between a hundred to two hundred cases a day, but we really haven’t seen a spike in our national data.”
Strange illness claims over 50 lives within 1 week in Kogi state “There has been a recent increase in a few cases in Lagos, mostly among the younger people, younger populations, and we are monitoring that very closely.”
There has been a recent increase in a few cases in Lagos, mostly among the younger people, younger populations, and we are monitoring that very closely.”
Meanwhile, the Kogi House of Assembly has called on state and federal ministries of health to unravel the cause of the ‘strange disease’ which has killed 50 persons in Olamaboro local government area of the state.
The House made the call at Tuesday’s plenary sitting in Lokoja following the adoption of a motion on Urgent Public Importance, raised by Honourable Anthony Ujah over the strange illness that has claimed over 50 lives. According to the lawmaker, the unknown disease comes with symptoms such as headache, red eyes, loss of appetite, inability to urinate or defecate, convulsion, and death.