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Nigerians must express gratitude toward God over low demise rate – PTF Chairman



The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, says Nigerians must keep on expressing gratitude toward God taking into account the nation’s low death rate being recorded after the network spread of the destructive Coronavirus pandemic.

Mustapha expressed this when he advised State House journalists after a shut entryway meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

According to him, the mortality rate of the disease is also low due to the age bracket of most of those infected by the virus in the country, saying most victims of the disease are in the age bracket of 31 to 40 years.

He kept up that Nigerians ought to thank the Almighty God that the death pace of the infection had stayed low when contrasted with different nations with comparative climatic highlights like South American nations.

Mustapha uncovered that the PTF had distinguished 18 Local Government Areas (as against the past 21) out of the 774 neighborhood governments as high troubled with 60 percent pace of the announced 24,077 contaminations in the nation.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mustapha had before informed the president on the second period of the steady facilitating of lockdown declared a month prior, to check the spread of the savage infection.

Mustapha, who is likewise the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), was joined by Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu.

The Director General of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, was additionally in participation of the gathering with the president.

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