COVID-19 Still Very Much Around – NCDC DG

COVID-19 Still Very Much Around – NCDC DG


Chikwe Ihekweazu

Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu has urged Nigerians not to believe that COVID-19 has been eradicated in the country.

Ihekweazu made this known on Saturday at a live webinar for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2021 Batch B members.

The programme was tagged: “Protecting the health of the Nigerian youth – sustaining safe NYSC orientation camps.”

The programme was initiated to provide enlightenment on the measures put in place to ensure safe reopening of NYSC orientation camps.

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Ihekweazu called for collaboration with corps members to ensure sustenance of the measures.

He said: “The mistake we can all make is to think the #COVID19 virus has gone away.

“Corps members have to work collaboratively with us to sustain the goals we have made in mitigating the risk of transmission in orientation camps.”

Source: Information Nigeria

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