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Day: July 3, 2020

COVID-19: Minister Alerts on Expected Further Rise in Confirmed Cases

COVID-19: Minister Alerts on Expected Further Rise in Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus, NEWS
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire , has warned that more cases of COVID-19 should be expected in the country as a consequences of the ease of lockdown. Dr. Ehanire, who gave the warning Thursday in his update on the virus during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) in Abuja, said more cases of the virus should be expected, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travels. He cautioned Nigerians not to assume it has become safe to move about yet. According to him, stakeholders should take advantage of the four-week extension of the second phase of easing the lockdown as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari to review the strategy and assess the effectiveness of measures in place. The minister said: “The number of COVID-19 positive cases is increasin