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Coronavirus In Nigeria: Health Minister Alleys Fear, Claims Slow Spike In Cases

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has allayed the fears of Nigerians about the spread of the Coronavirus in the country.

The Minister made this known while speaking on a television program where he answered questions about the activities of the Federal Government in nipping the spread of the virus.

Minister Of Health, Osagie Ehanire
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

Dr Ehanire stressed that there is no cause of worry as the virus is spreading across the nation on a slow pace.

He, however, stressed that about 91 per cent of the contacts with the Coronavirus victims in the country had been traced, noting that this would help to avoid community spreading of the virus.

It would be recalled that the total number of confirmed Coronavirus in Nigeria has now risen to 318, with ten deaths, 70 recoveries and 238 active cases.

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