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Day: 7 September 2020

COVID-19: Experts Warn of Second Wave as Nigerians Shun Face Masks

COVID-19: Experts Warn of Second Wave as Nigerians Shun Face Masks

Coronavirus, NEWS
Nigerians are abandoning the use of face masks and other safety protocols as cases of COVID-19 infections decline in the country, findings by The PUNCH have revealed. But the Nigerian Medical Association and virologists told The PUNCH on Sunday that with lax adherence to safety protocols, Nigeria could witness another coronavirus surge as schools prepared for full resumption. They also warned that with resumption of international flights, failure to abide by COVID-19 protocols could trigger more cases of the deadly virus. The PUNCH’s correspondents, who monitored adherence to COVID-19 protocols in states, reported that face masks had been abandoned, except in banks, where customers were forced to use them. Zamfara In Zamafara State, one of our correspondents observ