FG Traces 4,370 To Arrest COVID-19 Cases Explosion
· Says community transmission imminent
· COVID-19 cases rise 65 as 14 fresh cases confirmed
· Six Lagos patients recover from coronavirus, set for discharge – Governor’s aide
The Federal Government on Thursday said it was tracing 4,370 persons, who came into contact with people that were suffering from COVID-19.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja, said the country was on the verge of community transmission of the disease.
Mohammed said this just as coronavirus cases in the country increased to 65 on Thursday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 14 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The centre, which disclosed this on its twitter handle, said the fresh discoveries bring to 65 the total number of infections in the country.
Meanwhile, cheering news from Lagos State indicates that six persons who had tested positive to coronavirus have recovered and would soon be discharged.
The Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr Tunde Ajayi, on Thursday disclosed that six of the patients at the Infectious Disease Hospital have recovered.
Ajayi via his twitter handle, @thetundeajai, said the patients would be discharged soon.
“Six of our #COVID19 inpatients have recovered and will be discharged soon. There is something Lagos is doing right. Lagos takes the lead,” he wrote.